HyperWRT and internet aren't mixing

Discussion in 'HyperWRT Firmware' started by fresh, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. fresh

    fresh Network Guru Member

    I have a WRT54G upstairs running linksys firmware v.4.20 and a WRT54GL downstairs running HyperWRT +tofu 12. The downstairs router is connected to an xbox and is running in WDS-AP mode in order to add the xbox to the network and strengthen the upstairs signal to the WUSB54G downstairs. Now I know that the router is working as WDS properly because my signal (from WUSB54G) went from almost nonexistant to constantly excellent @ 54mbps. The only problem is that when I connect it says it's receiving limited or no connectivity and I can't access the internet. Before I added the 2nd router with WDS-AP, I could connect to the network and the internet, it was just really slow and often lost the signal. Why has this happened and how do I fix it? Thanks for the help.

    EDIT: I used these instructions to set it up.
  2. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    you don't need to use the command line to set wds up, you can use the gui. check out http://www.hyperwrt.org/forum/viewforum.php?id=13
    for more information. Just because your WUSB is getting a good signal doesn't mean WDS is working, it just means it's attached to the Router downstairs.
  3. pharma

    pharma Network Guru Member

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