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How to setup Wrt54g in bridge mode

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by Anonymous, Dec 9, 2005.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I'm trying to set up a network connection between two houses.

    Because of the distance (approx 50 meters) and other infrastructure, I'll have to make a part of the connection wireless.

    The DSL modem is connected to a router witch in turn is connected both to a computer and through cable to a WRT54G. The WRT54G is placed so that it have the best visability for the WRT54G in the other house. This WRT54G in turn is connected to a computer through cable.


    I'm a newbie in wireless networking and I'm not sure if this will work...

    As I have understand I'll have to set the wrt54gs in bridge mode? Is this possible with the original firmware or do I have to install another e.g. dd-wrt?
  2. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

    You will need to install custom firmware.
  3. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I am trying to do very much the same thing. Just replaced my WRT54G with a WRT54GX4. Now I want to use my original WRT54G as a bridge (to connect to my ReplayTV DVR).

    So I'm trying to look like this: Cable modem-----Linksys RTP 300 (for my Vonage VoIP)-----WRT54GX4~~~~~WRT54G-----ReplayTV box

    Where do I get custom firmware for my WRT54G to operate it in bridge mode? Is there a particular version I need?

  4. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest


    hey there is no bridge mode in the linksys router as it is a NAT box it can be only a router so if u want to access ur internet beyong 50meeter u can go for a ange extender or a access point u can use a access point in bridge mode in order to connect ur tvbox u need to buy a media adapter i think i think this info will help u if not mail me in detail to sreevas21@yahoo.co.uk i will try to get u some info bye.

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