One modem, two routers.

By GRunyon
Oct 27, 2007
  1. We have our modem in the basement along with a LinkSyS router. The modem is plugged into the router and my dad ran a line to my bedroom as well as the three other computers in the house. I know when we first got the router we had trouble setting it up because of PPPoE. I have another router... also a LinkSyS and I wanted to know if I could hook it up in my bedroom. I have two computers and an XBox360 that I would hook up to it.

    Now... do I plug the line that comes into my bedroom into the "Uplink" port and press the button in to turn port 1 into the uplink or should I just plug the line into the "Internet" port?

    What settings do I have to change? Can anyone tell me exactly?
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You have to use one of the LAN ports. Uplink or normal depends. Just see which one gives you a link light.

    In the bedroom router's settings disable DHCP and make sure that the LAN IP of the router doesn't conflic with the LAN IP of the basement router.
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