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At present i use a Netgear dg438gt as my Modem/router.

However i want to make use of my linksys WRT54GS in my computer room.

I have a homeplug connection from my dg438gt to my computer room, which i use for my xbox.

I want to know if i can use my WRT54GS as LAN Router so i can lan other devices, such as my Sig Rig to this homeplug connection? if so, how do i set it up?

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Are you currently connected wired or wireless to your DG438GT?
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You just plug the ethernet to from the router out into the in of the Linksys, and then it will should operate just fine.
    
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Yes, if your wired just connect the router to the modem(by cable) ,and then just connect the PC or xbox to that.
 
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post #5 of 6
You guys allllll missed it lol...


His setup ... Modem\\Router > Homeplug > XBox.

To answer your qusetion, yes, you should be able to put the 2nd router direct connected to the homeplug, and then use it to hook up the xbox, computer, etc. I don't know how well the homeplug is going to like having the extra traffic move across it, but it should be ok if you're only playing one or the other. The 2nd router will need to be setup in "Access Point" mode or Bridged mode to the other router so they don't "fight" with each other.

New Setup... Modem\\Router > Homeplug > 2nd Router > PC & XBox
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HatesFury View Post
You guys allllll missed it lol...


His setup ... ModemRouter > Homeplug > XBox.

To answer your qusetion, yes, you should be able to put the 2nd router direct connected to the homeplug, and then use it to hook up the xbox, computer, etc. I don't know how well the homeplug is going to like having the extra traffic move across it, but it should be ok if you're only playing one or the other. The 2nd router will need to be setup in "Access Point" mode or Bridged mode to the other router so they don't "fight" with each other.

New Setup... ModemRouter > Homeplug > 2nd Router > PC & XBox
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MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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x1 Intel S3500 240GB  x2 Intel S3700 400GB  5TB Toshiba NZXT Kraken x52  
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Pro Fedora workstation 25  29in LG ultrawide  25in LG ultrawide 
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MagicForce 68(Gateron Blacks) SeaSonic 620 ???? Open Air-Haven't decided Logitech 303 
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