[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: networking problem

Gerhard Magnus wrote:
> I recently added a D-Link wireless router to a network in which
> everything (except a new netbook computer) is connected by ethernet
> cables. I also use static addresses. Here's the setup:
> DSL modem --> Linksys router --> D-Link router --> wireless netbook
>                     |
> 		    -----------> eternetted computers	
> Using a browser on the netbook I can access configuration menus for both
> routers, which seems to indicate that the wireless network was set up
> correctly and that the cable between the two routers is working.
> I cannot access the configuration menu of the DSL modem from the
> netbook, although I can do this from any of the other computers.
> Consistent with this, I cannot access the Internet from the netbook,
> either with named or with IP addresses. 
> If I connect the netbook to the Linksys router with an ethernet cable I
> can access the Internet without problems.
> In configuring the D-link modem I followed the instructions for
> connecting to another router in the manual: disabling UPnP and DHCP and
> changing the D-link's LAN address to an available address on my network.
> I also used a LAN port on the D-link (not the Internet/WAN port) to
> connect the D-link to the Linksys, as instructed.
> Does anyone know why this isn't working?
> If this problem is too off-topic for this group I would appreciate any
> suggestions of where else to look.
You may want to check that the default route is being set properly.
Are you using dhcp or a static configuration on the netbook?


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]