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Use wifi adsl router as AP connected to another wifi router

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by infected_, May 11, 2009.

  1. infected_ New Member

    Oct 30, 2008
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    Hi. I have cable connection in which the cable modem is connected to a wired 4 ports router (dlink di-604). In an ethernet port in that wired router i have a wireless adsl modem/router (dlink dva-g3170i) with dhcp deactivated and the LAN ip between the same range of my wired router. until here everything is fine, i have wireless internet and local network through the wireless adsl modem/router. now the problem... i have a second dva-g3170i that i would like to use as an AP to have longer signal..
    can someone indicate or explain how to do that?

  2. lemonadesoda


    Aug 30, 2006
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    Router with Wireless access is different (reduced) feature set compared to a dedicated AP with Bridge, or Repeater functions. Sometimes routers can be hacked for extra features. Otherwise you need a dedicated AP.

    See DD-WRT or http://www.openwrt.org/ for possible solution.
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