[aprssig] Re: Help with DSL Modem
sparkfel at qwest.net
Tue Oct 10 22:29:21 CDT 2006
Thanks for all the responses.
Here's what we did:
A lot of resets and restarts.
Tried new cables.
Changed the LAN IP of the router to 192.168.2.1
Tried an entirely different brand of router - a brand new D-Link WBR-1310
(it failed to link also).
Tried MAC Cloning.
We pretty much covered what everyone has suggested.
We did everything but wait a few hours as was suggested by one person.
At 07:13 PM 10/10/2006, A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:
>On 10/10/06, Mark Fellhauer <sparkfel at qwest.net> wrote:
>>For some reason the old router works perfectly, but a new WRT54GS and a
>>D-Link WBR-1310 REFUSE to accept an IP address on the WAN side from the
>>Westell. I even spent about an hour with a Verizon tech and stumped her
>I work for a wireless ISP and we use a lot of the WRT54G's for
>customer installs. On occasion, we have had some brand new out of the
>box units where the WAN port would not work. You would get a link
>light and everything would appear to be okay, but it would not get an
>IP address from the backbone no matter what. Plug a different WRT54G
>in, and it would work fine. It is possible that you just got a bad
>unit. Since your other router works, it would point to the WRT54G as
>the problem. If you can, take it back and exchange it for another.
>Having said that, the Linksys WRT54G units are excellent routers
>overall and we rarely have any problems.
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