David Wright wrote: > > --1yeeQ81UyVL57Vl7 > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 > Content-Disposition: inline > Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit > > On Thu 15 Mar 2018 at 10:18:20 (-0700), Don Armstrong wrote: >> On Wed, 14 Mar 2018, David Wright wrote: >> > When you reprogram routers with dd-wrt, does that allow it to do, say, >> > wired bridging even though the manufacturer's formware doesn't allow >> > for that? >> >> openwrt and dd-wrt both allow wired bridging (or pseudo-bridging by >> routing if your wireless hardware doesn't support that). >> >> >> 1: I suppose there might be some network hardware which doesn't support >> actual bridging of wired interfaces, but I've yet to see such an >> example. > > I think the router I've been using for the last few years is one. > Although the User Manual from May 2013¹ has a brief section on > bridging, the June 2014² revision is missing that part. Both have > a "Wireless Repeating" link on the figure for Advanced Wireless > Settings, but the link is not present in the actual configuration > screen on the device.
That's probably talking about "WDS bridging", not what Don is talking about. That's an entirely different can of worms. > Required topology: > > > ╲│╱ ╲│╱ ╲│╱ > ┌───────┐ ┌───────┐ ┌───────┐ > │W L╞ CAT5 │W L╞═PC │ ROKUs │ > [Modem]══╡A A╞═════════════╡A A╞ │ etc │ > │N N╞ │N N╞ └───────┘ > │ ╞═PC │ ╞═PC > └───────┘ └───────┘ > > > ¹ WNDR3400v3_UM_10May2013.pdf > ² WNDR3400v3_UM_19June2014.pdf "PC" on the left side won't be able to talk to anything connected to the right side (unless you punch holes in the "WAN" of the right-side router). Suppose if that's your goal, it'll work fine (barring double-NAT for the right-side devices, if that matters). -- |_|O|_| Registered Linux user #585947 |_|_|O| Github: https://github.com/dpurgert |O|O|O| PGP: 05CA 9A50 3F2E 1335 4DC5 4AEE 8E11 DDF3 1279 A281