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Two routers

ColCGE
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Two routers

My old router - a DG834N - became suspect operationally, so I bought a new model - N600. Unfortunately I had not realised that the N600 came with the need to plug it into a modem... so, I got around this by plugging the incoming telephone cable to the DG834 and connecting it to the N600 via an ethernet cable; a further ethernet cable FROM the N600 provides a connection to my desktop PC and a laptop connects wirlessly to the N600.

Mostly this works... and the DG834 appears to be OK after al, at least it is working as just a modeml.

But even though I have had a couple of years work from this setup, I do suffer times when I loose my internet connection, which is frustrating. Recently I read an article which suggested that when linking routers together, certain setting should be changed (eg: DHCP disabled on one router, I can't remember which) as both can be compeating instead of assisting if left at factory settings.

Bearing in mind I have switched of the wireless on the first one in the chain( ie the DG834N as I wish it to effectivly be just a modem) are there any other tweaks you guys know of which would aid a smoother running ship for this type of connection?
Regards ColCGE
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jmizoguchi
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Re: Two routers

put DG in bridge mode.
http://vpncasestudy.com/download/DG/DG834_Tips100.pdf
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ColCGE
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Re: Two routers

Well that all seemed to work like a charm!

I am much obliged to you, thank you for your prompt - and on the button - response.

Colin
Regards ColCGE
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jmizoguchi
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Your welcome ...
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