How can I set up a bridged network at home?

March 18, 2014
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I have both a Cisco 877w and a Dlink DI-514 version B. How can I set up one of these routers to be a wireless bridge with my ASUS RT-N66U router so that I can have Ethernet and wireless in my bedroom. I cannot use an Ethernet cable to connect the two routers.

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  1. Ari
    March 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    This is a little complex and must be followed precisely, but if you can install the alternate firmware on the Asus router (which is supported according to the site), then it will work.

    Keep in mind that there will be bandwidth loss, but it is worth it if you don't require heavy traffic.

    http://www.dd-wrt.ca/wiki/index.php/Repeater_Bridge
    http://www.dd-wrt.ca/wiki/index.php/Client_Bridge

  2. Hovsep A
    March 18, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Yes, You Can Use Two Routers With DHCP and Without Bridge Mode.
    http://www.erinthead.com/blog/?p=71

  3. Jeff F
    March 18, 2014 at 2:49 am

    This is something you will need to figure out for yourself as it's too specific and complicated to just tell you step by step. It sounds like you know what you're doing. Part of learning these kinds of things is by messing up on your own until you get it right. There are plenty of resources on the internet to help you out.

    I'll give you a hint though, you'll need to configure one router to be routing and the other to be bridging.