Thought not a huge issue, hopefully someone might be able to help, and hopefully this makes sense. WDS with WPA AES I can get WDS setup and running in this order. Step1: Setup router 1 (main upstairs router) WRT54GL 1.1 Step2: Setup router 2 (basement router) WRT54GS 1.1 Step3: Reboot router 1 If I don't reboot router 1, the link does not get established. Once router 1 is restarted, the WDS link is established, I can reboot router 2 as much as I like and it will keep reconnecting fine. If I have router 2 off (only use the router when in the basement - don't keep that PC/router on full time), and happen to reboot router 1, then bring up router 2 after that, again there is no WDS connection established until rebooting router 1 again. I guess my question is, is there a way just to get the devices to link up, or re-establish the connection without have to reboot the main router first? Have tried enabling Spanning-Tree Protocol and no change. Tried with both Victek's and Teddy Bear's firmwares and no change.