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Topic # 31260 10-Mar-2009 22:06
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Hi guys,

Could you tell how to share my usb dialup modem.  Ive set it up as a dialup connection and enabled ICS on it.  I want to connect my laptop to my wireless router (dd-wrt firmware)  from there aconnect to xbox live, ipod touch etc to internet.

When I hook up my laptop to the wan of my router,  I get the IP 198.168.0.1 ipconfig, that must be router, ping it no problem.

Please help, where do i go from here? when connect from router to xbox it cant get dns servers.  Any ideas?

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  Reply # 200507 10-Mar-2009 23:39
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192.168.0.1 is most likely assigned to the laptop interface by ICS. ICS also runs a DHCP server which would most likely assign 192.168.0.2 to the router WAN interface. Just manually configure DNS servers on devices connected to router LAN interface - this interface needs to be on a subnet other than 192.168.0.0/24.




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  Reply # 200515 11-Mar-2009 07:18
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As said, ICS will always assign 192.168.0.1 to the receiving network adapter. It also means your router can't have that address.

You have to plug a cable from your PC to the WAN adapter on the router. Before doing that make sure you configure the router to connect to your PC and configure it as the PC would be the gateway. Also make sure the router's own internal LAN IP address is not in the same range - use 192.168.2.0 for example. And make sure to configure the router's DHCP to hand out addresses on that range too (192.168.2.1 and over) as needed.




 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 200564 11-Mar-2009 10:56
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Ok so I manually put in dns servers on my xbox. 

Assign my router IP address something like 192.168.2.1, set gateway on the router to 192.168.0.1 which is the PC and set dhcp on router to hand out address from 192.168.2.2 onwards - is that correct?

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