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Re: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
  • From: Jim Cunning <jcunning@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 16:12:58 -0800
  • Message-id: <200701231612.58709.jcunning@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 23 January 2007 15:19, Greg Wallace wrote:
> On Tuesday, January 23, 2007 @ 4:22 PM, Jim Cunning wrote:
> >On Tuesday 23 January 2007 13:41, Greg Wallace wrote:
> >One way to avoid this situation is to use the "Clone MAC Address" function
> >many routers have, so they appear to have the MAC address of the/one LAN
> >host
> >connected to it. That way, the cable modem always see the same MAC
> address,
> >regardless of the router actually attached to it.
> I don't see that function in this particular router (Netgear RP614), but
> since I'll be using this router from now on (at least hopefully) I doubt
> I'll have that problem again.

On page 2-16 of the Netgear RP614 v2 manual there is an illustration showing 3
choices: "Use Default MAC Address", "Use Computer MAC Address" and "Use This
MAC Address" (with an entry box). The latter two choices are the clone
equivalents I was referring to.

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