[GRLUG] connecting 2 wireless routers to cable modem

Tim Schmidt timschmidt at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 23:49:32 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 11:40 PM, Casey DuBois <casey at grlug.org> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a cable modem and need to connect 2 wireless routers, one in
> the house and one in the warehouse.
> My goal is to use the 2 D-Link DIR-655's that I already have.
> When I connect the 2nd unit it takes the first one down (both trying
> to assign IP's???)
> I have googled the issue without success and was hoping someone on the
> list may know how to.

Most cable modems will only serve one router / computer at a time.
You'll have to plug the second router into the first router, which is
plugged into the modem.  Not ideal, but barring a different network
topology or equipment, the only way you'll make it work.


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