Connecting Two WRT54G

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by DreamLand, Oct 25, 2005.

  1. DreamLand

    DreamLand Network Guru Member

    I've done some searching but I can't find anything.

    Anyhow... Can I connect two WRT54G to communicate with one another over the wireless antennas? Then have one of them, supply the internet…. How would I go about configuring the two router to communicate with one another ?
     
  2. cgondo

    cgondo Network Guru Member

    Are you sure you have search?

    Search for WDS
     
  3. DreamLand

    DreamLand Network Guru Member

    thanks I found it.. I didn;t know it was called WDS :cry:
     
  4. danielhaden

    danielhaden Network Guru Member

    I used the latest versions of HyperWRT because WDS is point-n-click easy, and you can use WPA AES security.

    Most frequently, I will plug two wrt54G/GS together using the switch ports and then turn DHCP off on the second unit. This, of course, uses a really long wire between the two. But, if you set different channels, same SSID and consecutive IP addresses (192.168.1.1, 192.168.1.2) then you get a HUGE wireless network that operates at full speed, nonstop, trouble free.
     
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