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Re: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 20:02:17 -0900
  • Message-id: <200701232002.18431.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 23 January 2007 12:41, Greg Wallace wrote:

> 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.

Are you SURE you plugged the WAN port into the cable modem?
Did power cycle the router after plugging it in?

I submit that if Netgear couldn't even get an ip on a cable modem
they would have long since gone out of business.

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John Andersen
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