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RE: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
On Tuesday, January 23, 2007 @ 11:02 PM, John Anderson wrote:

>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.
>> 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
>> 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.

>John Andersen

I didn't power cycle the modem. It's working fine now.

Greg W.

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