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I recently moved from Cable ISP to DSL ISP service. For the DSL service, I was asked to configure my Router to use PPPoE with Dynamic IP addressing. I also provided the router with my username and password for the ISP service. I don't have internet from the router to any of my computers. When I hook up my computer directly to the DSL modem, internet works just fine. I have Firmware version 2.5 installed for the DI-624M router. Can you please help?

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  • zrqfu Nov 10, 2010

    So you are saying there specific Cable-based routers and ADSL(telpehone)-based routers?

    I understand a Cable modem and ADSL modem. Both of them output via Ethernet cable. I was under the impression that a router was physical-medium independent.

  • zrqfu Nov 10, 2010

    I don't understand. Aren't the routers physical line independent? All routers take an ethernet input from a modem.

    DI-624M has the option to chose PPPoE and does say that this scheme is used for most ADSL users.

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The reason you have no internet is because the router is specifically for cable. your description contains errors what i think you mean is that you have gone from cable dsl to an adsl, correct me if i am wrong. Basically your modem connected to your router via an ethernet cable and then the router fed the wireless signal to your wireless devices or via ethernet through the 4 ports in the back. With adsl you have a feed from your phone line to an adsl modem so the only way for you to get the dsl router working is to have two ethernet leads connecting to your pc, one from the modem to the pc and one from the pc to the router. You would also need to setup internet sharing on the pc thats connected to both devices.


Either do it that way or buy an adsl router

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  • Martin Murray Nov 10, 2010

    have you tried, after entering all the settings username /password etc if the router is actually detecting a ADSL signal I.E. IS it actually receiving a ip address from your isp. You can check on the router by clicking on status

  • Martin Murray Nov 10, 2010

    I forgot to add that if you have a ADSL modem with an ethernet connection then YES the router will work. What ISP are you using and what country are you in?

  • zrqfu Nov 11, 2010

    Yes, I checked the Status. There is no IP address from the ISP.

    I am in USA and am using QWest ISP and their DSL service. I also notice that the DSL modem IP address is 192.168.0.1 ( when I connect the Modem directly to my computer).

    That's the same default IP address of my router. I tried changing the IP address of the router in the LAN tab, but I still can't get the router to connect to the modem.

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