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Using a WAP54G between 2 WRT54Gs, help!

Using a WAP54G between 2 WRT54Gs, help!

Using a WAP54G between 2 WRT54Gs, help!

I have a unique situation.  The company I work for has a cable connection to a WRT54g stock, for wireless and wired connections in the building.  As I am a caretaker for the grounds, I used a WAP54G as (I think) a wireless bridge to the WRT54G over about 100 feet.  The WAP was connected to a second WRT running DD-WRT software.

We had some storms and the power went out.  Now, the system in the house has no internet; and the DD-WRT router cannot get an IP from the WRT in the main building.  The WAP is set to wireless bridge, with the MAC of the wireless interface of the WRT.  The ethernet port is connected to the WAN port of the DD-WRT and it is set up fairly stock, except that its DHCP range is and its IP is (remember that the WRT is

I know that the WAP is the weak link, and have tried it as an AP, a bridge and an extender, non of which work now. Any straightforward ideas to try?


RE: Using a WAP54G between 2 WRT54Gs, help!

Could they have beeen zapped by a power surge or lightning?

Do you get any indication when you power them on?

If so, can you login to the WAP or routers?


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