A WRT54GS as a network card?

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by mattpwill, Feb 17, 2005.

  1. mattpwill

    mattpwill Network Guru Member

    Using a modded firmware, is it possible to use the router simply as a wireless network card to connect to my PC via a network cable? It connects to our other Linksys router which is connected directly to a cable modem.

    I don't really want to set up the main router connected to the cable modem for WDS

    Thanks for any help
  2. eric_stewart

    eric_stewart Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    I'm using my WRT54GS w/ Sveasoft Alchemy RC6a as a "client" right now. That is the trick, in the screen Setup/Wireless, you choose "Client" as the wireless mode. Then, the SSID, wireless security settings, etc., that you fill are relevant to the device that you are connecting *to*.

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