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I have a wireless Linksys WRT54GL router in my basement. In my bedroom, two floors above I have my PS3 and multiple PCs. I want them all to connect to the network without getting a wireless adapter for each. What would be the best way to connect them to the main router in my basement?
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What version is your WRT54GL?

Get DD-WRT and read http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Bridge
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post #3 of 11
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Version 1.1.

Really good info...I figured I would be able to do something like that but wasn't sure where to start. I guess I'll just pick up another router then.
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post #4 of 11
WRT54GL 1.0 and 1.1 are good to go. Make sure the serial on your current router starts with CL7B.

And make sure your second router supports DD-WRT firmware.
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post #5 of 11
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I'll pick up another WRT54GL...but wouldn't I really only need one that supports DD-WRT?
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post #6 of 11
Yeah you only need to flash one of them. I just really like DD-WRT firmware so I'd flash them both.
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post #7 of 11
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Alright, cool.

One last thing...what firmware version should I use? Do you have a link? I just want to make sure I get the right one before I flash it.

Thanks for all your help
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post #8 of 11
http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php.../GS/GX#WRT54GL

Grab http://www.dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv2/down....3_sp2_mini.zip and use dd-wrt.v23_mini_generic.bin from the archive.

http://www.mandladventures.com/2007/...-wrt-firmware/ if you need more detail for your router model.
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post #9 of 11
AHHHHH I need that exact router.

But yes. The WRT54GL with DDWRT on it is AMAZING.
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great find, i was just wondering how to setup something like this the other day
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