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Trying to connect 2WireHomeportal1000s to Netgear Wireless Router

I'm trying to connect to the internet with DSL after canceling my cable internet.  I already have a wireless router and a 2Wire Homeportal 1000s (not wireless) already.  I'm trying to find out if I can use the Homeportal for the modem, and the Netgear wireless router (WGR64) for wireless internet?     Is there a way to put my 2Wire HomePortal in Bridge mode and just use it as a 'modem' so I can use the Netgear for wireless access?
    Also, does anyone know if this is even possible with a Mac?  Otherwise, I guess I am just wasting my time.  I've found some small info online that seems like the 2wire Homeportal does support Mac.  I have the airport card and wi-fi.      Any help, links, or any information at all would be helpful.  I'm trying to not have to go buy a whole new Wireless DSL Modem/Router.  Especially when I already have the 2 separately right now.  It's just about connecting them together! Thank you!!!

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Here is a link from 2wire.com that u can use to bridge ur 2wire:
http://support.2wire.com/?page=view&article=22&text=bridge%20modem&cat=&sort=

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