Modem connected to Linksys E2000 ip of 192.168.1.1 in one building. I have a Linksys WRT54GL ip 192.168.1.6 set up in another building as a repeater bridge extending the signal of the E2000 router. This all works fine. I can connect wirelessly or by plugging in an ethernet cable into the WRT54GL.
Now what I'd like to do is add a third router, a Linksys WRT54GL connected via ethernet to the 2nd router.
The problem I run into is when I connect the 1st WRT54GL to the 2nd WRT54GL via ethernet cable I can't get an internet connection on the 2nd one (I've confirmed the internet connection is being passed). It connects briefly and then disconnects.
What do I need to do with DHCP? Should the third router be an AP, Client Bridge, etc..? Should I change the IP of the third router to 192.168.1.7? Is there confusion in the DNS?
Just to be sure I understand...I'd run the ethernet cable from an ethernet port on the 2nd router to an ethernet port on the 3rd router. Would I be able to plug devices into the third router or would I only be able to connect wirelessly?
you should be able to use the other three LAN ports