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Old 02-11-2010, 01:51 AM   #1
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Default adding a router to a modem/router - ATT U-Verse

A few months ago i switched from comcast to U-Verse. I used to just have their modem plugged into my linksys router, but when they installed U-verse they put their modem in that already has a router built in. I said it was fine at the time because i only needed 2 ports (2 out of the 4 were connected to cable boxes). He assured me if i needed to i could hook my linksys router and have additional ports, which i didnt think was possible but i didnt really care too much at the time.

Well the time has come when im sick of unplugging my pc to play my 360 so i decided to try out my router.

When i plug it in nothing works behind it. Im not really sure how to approach this because im not sure which addresses the routers assign will overlap each other.

I tried looking in the settings for the ATT router, but they really suck and you cant change much in there.

I found this somewhere but it sort of confuses me: http://forums.techguy.org/networking...s-routers.html

how can i do this. I obviously only need 1 wireless network - probably the linksys because its on the middle floor, but i do need both wired routers for the extra ports.
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Old 02-11-2010, 09:56 AM   #2
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long explanation short ... turn off DHCP on your second router, and just daisy chain it with your u-verse router/modem. It will act like a switch, and all should be good.
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Old 02-11-2010, 12:01 PM   #3
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Using a Wireless Router as a switch with an Access Point - http://www.ezlan.net/router_AP.html

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