networking problems withe Linksys router
I've looked on google, and in the archives, but I'm not having much luck
finding what is causing my problem.
I've got a dual boot box, windows 98 and Debian 2.2r3, connecting to my
cable modem via a linksys router. It's a Linksys Wireless access point +
cable/dsl router with 4 port switch. I'm using the MAC address cloning
feature of the router (with the wireless part turned off unless I'm using
my laptop from somewhere else in my house). I'm also using the router for a
Before I put the router in I had no problem connecting to my Comcast cable
modem from either windows, or linux and even had woody installed. After
putting the router in, I can no longer access the anywhere on the LAN or
the Internet from the Linux. When in windows (like right now) I have no
I reinstalled 2.2r3 tonight thinking that I had messed up something when
changing DHCP around (after I put the router in) but when I used the option
to let the networking options be configured by the network using, DHCP or
BootP, it failed. I set a static ip address on the box, but was unable to
ping out from the box my laptop or the linksys router.
I'm curious if the problem is being caused by the MAC address cloning. Has
anyone else had problems like this when using the linksys routers?