[olug] Wireless bridge
ridgid at gmail.com
Wed May 20 17:57:25 UTC 2009
well this is how I had my bridge setup.
router ))))))))) bridge--------desktop
first I set my desktop connected to the bridge to same address + 1 as
bridge (was 10.10.1.1 default for your bridge)
once i can connect and get to the web console I setup static address
for the bridge in the same range as my router. I would recommend
setting this static for a small network like yours so if your wireless
router stops working it would be easier to trouble shoot. so if your
running the router at 192.168.0.1 Look in your routers web console
and see what ranges it leases. most home routers lease out
192.168.0.100 - 192.168.0.1** if that is the case I would set the
bridge to have an IP of 192.168.0.2 Then restart the bridge and set
your desktop to have a static address of 192.168.0.3 Verify windows
address with ipconfig from command prompt ... Now I should be able to
connect to 192.168.0.2 and get the bridge web console again.
now I start to try to connect the bridge to the router.
first I make sure have the gateway ip address set to the routers ip. 192.168.0.1
then I add my ESSID
you might find that by clicking the "view" on the available networks
under the wlan settings
last I set up encryption if you have it set up. to connect to the
router. If it doesn't work. I some times turn off the encryption to
verify it works then set encryption up again.. i have had problems
where my wireless card driver would clip the pass phrase key before
and not work.
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