[24hoursupport] Re: networking problems

  • From: Doug Keller <dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 10:00:13 -0500

This is a Westell 2200 modem. It has an ethernet jack and a usb jack
both. Do you suppose I could try connecting one to the usb and the
second to the ethernet, bypassing the netgear DS104 altogether?

Doug Keller

Spider wrote:

>Sorry Doug but if you got a device called a HUB then you got the wrong piece
>of equipment.  I use cable so my only experience with DSL is supporting some
>of my clients with it.  I'm a little surprised as it seems most DSL modem's
>are coming with built in routers but apparently your's does not, so it looks
>like you need to get a router.  Netgear makes one as does Linksys among many
>brands to choose from.  You could get a single port router and continue
>using the HUB or you could get a 4 port and eliminate the hub.  If you keep
>the HUB, you would plug the DSL modem into the WAN port of the router then
>the hub into the other port on the router.  Your pc's would continue to
>connect to the HUB.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: 24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Doug Keller
>Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2004 8:44 AM
>To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [24hoursupport] networking problems
>I recently talked my wife into dropping the dialup ISP and we went with
>verizon dsl. I bought a netgear DS104 hub. If I connect a short ethernet
>cable, the signal will go through the hub fine. On both computers. But I
>have a wire appro. 75-80 feet long running down into the basement, around
>the house, and back up to the second computer. I have a cable test set which
>shows the cable to be wired correctly. My wife is starting to get perturbed
>with me because she can't get on until I'm offline and can take her the
>modem. I CAN'T go back to dialup after having dsl. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!

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