dd-wrt ver24 repeater settings?

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by patdufo, Aug 12, 2006.

  1. patdufo

    patdufo LI Guru Member

    does anyone know basic setings to use ver24 as a repeater? I have permision to share my niehbors unencrypted linksys router conection but dont know the basic settings.doesnt seem to be much info on the new version except that it can be a repeater,Ive tried it a while ago and gave up tried bluebox which worked a little while,would like to give one more try. If you can help please make it simple for this stuff is so confuseing,any help would be so greatly apreciated you wouldnt believe it.thankyou in advance.
  2. HiSpeed

    HiSpeed Network Guru Member


    WDS is required !
    On each AP, you have to set the MAC address of the other one...
    Same channel on both but the SSID can be different...
    WEP security works well but WPA, WPA2 works only with some devices...
  3. patdufo

    patdufo LI Guru Member

    ver 24 has an option for repeater mode built in 23 dose not,are you shure you have to use wds,not shure if my niehbor will make router changes for me.
  4. HiSpeed

    HiSpeed Network Guru Member

    Sorry, I'm still using v23 and WDS works fine as I described.

    Now, I have a doubt because my last succesfull test was the following: WRT3---WAG1---WAG1 and I was thinking the WRT capable to replace easily the central WAG less powerful. I have to check...

    May be the v24 repeater mode is to don't cross the MAC addresses...
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