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Re: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
  • From: Joseph Loo <jloo@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 17:50:41 -0800
  • Message-id: <45B6BB71.20206@xxxxxxx>
Kenneth Schneider wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 15:41 -0600, Greg Wallace wrote:
>
>> On Monday, January 22, 2007 @ 8:50 PM, John Andersen wrote:
>>
>>
> Snip
>
>>> --
>>>
>> Well John, I went down to Fry's today and bought a Netgear 4 port router. I
>> tried to set it up and it couldn't even connect to my ISP, which is cable
>> modem and assigns ip addresses automatically (so how could it fail to get
>> the address?). So, I plugged my leaky Belkin router back in and was up and
>> running again immediately. I guess I'll try a D-Link router next.
>>
>>
>
> Make sure they allow a mac address change.
>
>
Before you returned your router, did you make sure that it did not try
to use ppoe to make the connection and not configured with just plaing DHCP?

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Joseph Loo
jloo@xxxxxxx

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