SMC barricade as reversed wireless bridge? Hi everyone,
hoping someone with more networking savvy might know the answer to this...
I have a wireless network in my home, as follows:
ADSL modem, connected directly to a US Robotics 8054 wireless router
2 laptops, connecting wirelessly (DHCP)
2 desktops, currently without network access
For various reasons, it is not possible to get wireless up and running on the 2 desktops (combination of old hardware, migration to linux and lack of funds). It's also not possible to move the router closer to the desktops, without trailing wires all over the place.
I have an additional wireless router which is currently unused (SMC barricade SMC2804WBR). If possible, I'd like to connect my 2 desktops via RJ45 to this SMC router, and use it as a wireless bridge to the USR8054.
Can anyone advise me as to whether this is possible, and/or point me in the right direction to set it up?
Thanks in advance, for any help you can offer.