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Lan port not recognizing wifi router

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October 29, 2012 1:39:41 AM

Hello,
have the following set up: cable modem>wifirouter>gigabit ethernet switch>to 16 ports throughout house. When I connect a second wifi router to any port around the house, the internet does not work with connecting to that specific router, however, if I use a lan cable and connect direct with my mac or cpu, internet works fine. wifi routers are not communicating with lag ports
October 29, 2012 5:57:41 PM

what kind of routers are you using?
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October 29, 2012 10:44:59 PM

motorola cable model

TPlink wireless router

TPlink 16 gigabit ethernet switch
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October 30, 2012 4:06:07 AM

if the second router is a TPlink too, you need to change the LAN IP of the second router to 192.168.5.1 since the WAN and LAN IP cannot be of the same IP scheme.

if you just need another Access Point, configure the second router as such.

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/36406-43-convert-wire...
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