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Dual Routers? I have a small home network on a Linksys router (4 port+wireless).  My new ISP uses an ADSL modem that is also a router (2 port).  I connect using PPPoE configured on the modem/router.  Both devices default to 192.168.1.1 What's the best configuration so I can have four DHCP ports and wireless? Thanks! -Andrew

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Disable DHCP on the router and connect the modem to one of the router's LAN ports - that will give you 3 DHCP ports + wireless. If you need more than 3 ethernet ports, use a hub on one of them.

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

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Disable DHCP in the router. Connect the modem to a LAN jack on the router. You'll have 3 LAN ports. If you need more ports, buy a hub. (You can change the default IP address on the Linksys, but you can't forward through 2 NATs.)

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