Frank Cox wrote: > On Thu, 18 Jun 2009 14:40:57 -0700 > Gerhard Magnus wrote: > >> DSL modem --> Linksys router --> D-Link router --> wireless netbook > > It just occurs to me that your problem may be the network cable that you have > connecting the two routers. You need a "crossover" ethernet cable there, not a > standard ethernet cable. If you use a regular cable, the routers won't be able > to see each other. > This depends on the router - most of the new ones are auto-sensing on the LAN ports. (Wiring as well as speed.) I have hooked D-link routers together like this without needing a crossover cable. If I remember correctly, he could bring up the configuration menu on both routers from the netbook, so that would suggest that he doesn't need a crossover cable. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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