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Motorola SB5101 I have two PCs (XP) connected to SB5101 via ST Lab Switch Hub. One PC is successfully accessing internet while the other PC reports 'limited or no connectivity'. I have even replaced the network card in this PC to no avail. Any tips appreciated. Cheers, Lacan.

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  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2007

    Yes, I have a Motorola SB 5100 with an Ethernet connection to my PC.

    I now wish to also run a Mac Laptop via a Mac Airport Express wirless unit (which they tell me has an inbuilt router, I was also once told that the SB5100 has an internal router, but now doubt it). I have run the ethernet cable from the SB5100 to a Wiretek Fast Ethernet switching hub with a line out to my PC and one out to the Airport Express unit. My PC works fine, but no the Mac.

    Have I set this up correctly, or do I still need another router.



    Thanks

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Ya u should have a router instead of a modem because modem provide only one ip address>and there is no DHCP server in the switch or hub>so buy one router which has 4 ether net port and connect it directly to the modem and connect ur two pc's behind the router then both will get a seperate ip address from the router both will go online
the connection is
modem-->ether net cable to the inter net port on the router-->and two ether net cable from both pc's to the 1 and 2 ether net jack on the router reboot all the devices>and modem+router+pc's then it will work>rate me solved if its helps thx

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  • ramji duraiswamy Nov 14, 2007

    what happend have u tried

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