View Full Version : Wireless Router Guru needed

05-10-2005, 06:19 PM
I have a Asus AAM6000EV, ADSL , working on Jetstream very well
I want to add a Wireless Linksys Router so i can connect to a Centrio notebook.
The Lan is set to
DNS Servers are dictated the Xtra Jetstream Servers (202.?????40/??)

the Asus BroadBand Modem admin page is at

I insert the Linksys WRT45G into the system and wireless connection to the notebook happens , but not to the internet!

I have discovered that the Linksys Routers admin page is also
is this significant?

or is it that i have to answer some settings on the linksys admin page, if so what would be the most likely settings?

Please can any one help?



05-10-2005, 07:25 PM
Hmmm interesting...

Yes I would say it is the IP address causing problems. If you think about it the notebook will be looking for address Now because the Linksys is wireless and you're connecting via wireless obviously... once it connects to the router it will assume that the router's address is the correct IP address it is supposed to connect to. Hence you cannot connect to the Internet.

I am no expert but maybe you could make a MAC address association somewhere, MAC addresses are unique to each device (no 2 are the same) so you may be able to work around your problem with that.

I am honestly taking a stab in the dark here. The only thing I am fairly positive about is the fact that the router and the ADSL modem have the same IP address and that's what's causing the problem.

Please feel free to correct me if I am wrong.



05-10-2005, 07:52 PM
You will have to change the IP Address of the Asus to

05-10-2005, 11:27 PM
similar thing happened to me
dse router admin page on
acess point admin also on same ip

changed the ap to
comps followed.. .3 .4 .5 etc..

works for me as far as i know

11-10-2005, 07:19 PM
Fantastic Guys
Thanks for all your help
the answer was the ip address clash all along
i reset the Lan to auto ip and auto dns although the settings dont really matter here.
i logged onto the adsl router
changed its ip address to
rebooted the ADSL
plugged the wireless back in and reset it
up and running is still accessable
it is now the admin page for the wireless router ( default IP setting i guess)
I could have changed the IP address for the wireless router abd that was my next step if this didnt work.