bummer March 14, 2006 at 15:27:57 Specs: XP medica center, 1GB
I have WRT54GS hard wired to the internet. And I want to make my other router BEFW11S4 an access point. Problem is I dont know how to do it. Can someone help me out on how to do this. Thanks in advance.
Go to www.linsysinfo.org and you can get 3rd party firmware. I know it is available for the WRT54GS (I have one of those running HyperWRT Thibor14). But I don't know if your BEFW11S4 has a 3rd party firmware available.
There is an option to link to other routers called WDS (Wireless Distribution System) on my WRT54GS, but I haven't used it.
Go to the website I included and do some searching...there is a TON of info on that site. Good Luck.
You need a bridge or a game adapter to connect the ps2. If you attempt using the modified software in the WRT54GS , I believe you will have to swap that with the BEFW11S4 so that it is connected to the internet. The problem started with the definition of access point. Originally it was just to add wireless to a wired router. Now a wireless router is cheaper. At the other end to connect another network to a wireless network you need a bridge. Another device that is usually priced above a router. A gaming adapter is a bridge with the intent of using a single address. I use one to convert a desktop to a file and print server.
To use the befw11s4 as an access point, simply disable DHCP on the router and change it's ip address so both routers are not at 192.168.1.1 eg 192.168.1.254, now connect a ethernet cable between the WRT54G and the BEFW11s4 on the switch side (nothing should be pluged into the internet port on the BEFW11s4 because it is acting as an access point. the routing and DHCP will be handled by the WRT54G. the BEFW11s4 will extend the wireless network like an AP.
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