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Could it be a problem of bridging vs. routing? When you're connecting
from your laptop you are probably not creating a bridge (connecting two
interfaces into one logical network).
Perhaps what you need to do is try to connect the wireless interface to
the DTN tower without the bridge.
On Thu, 2004-08-05 at 15:56, Ricky Bryce wrote:
> Thanks, Mark
> Your suggestion got me thinking, so I had to check this. I put a Linksys
> wireless card in my laptop, and it works perfectly sitting out on my
> porch (Non-DTN issued card). Looks like everything should be a go for
> this router to bridge to the tower. This one has me scratching my head.
> On Thu, 2004-08-05 at 10:38, Blunier, Mark wrote:
> > > Still working on the WRT54G. Something is happening that I
> > > dont really
> > > understand right now. I can bridge to another Access Point with no
> > > problem and ping addresses on the LAN side of the remote Access Point,
> > > but when I change the SSID, and put in the DTN IP numbers, I cannot
> > > access the internet. I was under the impression that DTNs tower acted
> > > as a standard Access Point, and if I can bridge to a local
> > > access point,
> > > I should be able to bridge to DTN.
> > I suspect that DTN looks for a MAC address so that it knows that
> > it is talking to one of the cards they issued and you're not
> > some schmuck trying to get it for free.
> > Mark
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- Re: WRT54G
- From: "Blunier, Mark" <Mark.Blunier@aventinerei.com>
- Re: WRT54G
- From: Ricky Bryce <email@example.com>