[ale] Using wireless between networks

Michael Hirsch mdhirsch at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 23:36:53 EDT 2005

On 4/30/05, Michael Hirsch <mdhirsch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/30/05, Pete Hardie <pete.hardie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 4/30/05, Michael Hirsch <mdhirsch at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > My ouse has a wireless router (netgear 802.11g) in one room, but it
> > > doesn't reach every where.  A lot of the rest of the house is wire for
> > > ethernet, but not the room with the router (which is where the cable
> > > modem comes in).  I'd like to Have another wireless box in anonther
> > > room which would bridge between the wired netwrok in the rest of the
> > > house and the netgear router.
> > >
> > > How do I do this--this must be a standard thing?  Is this something
> > > that all wireless routers do automatically?  What feature do I have to
> > > look for?
> >
> > Scan the ALE archive for F5D7230.  I posted a note about the Belkin
> > F5D7230 and its wireless ethernet bridging capabilities, including  a
> > link to a howto.
> OKay, I found your posting.  Strangely, it pointed to
> http://g04.com/html/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=52
> wchi was an interesting article about using gmail to store your notes,
> but had nothing to do with wireless networking.  I then searched that
> site for F5D7230 and found a reference to
> http://g04.com/html/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=70
> which looks like the right thing.  Thanks.  I'm reading it now.

Another useful page that I found from my router's documentation (wow,
RTFM really works!) is
http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/N101236.asp which implies
that if you just turn off DHCP the router turns into an access point
and it works as desired.


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