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I have DSL which is routed through a D-Link DI-704 Broadband Router. Connected to that router is a network printer, a desktop computer and a laptop computer. I have Mandrake Linux 9.1 loaded on my laptop.
I have been unsuccessful in getting my laptop configured to connect to the internet when the caat 5 cable is connected to the router. When I connect the DSL directly from the modem to the laptop, I can connect without any problem, but when I place the router between the moden and the laptop, I cannot get an internet connection.
The DL-704 Gateway (I believe, since this is what the manual says) is 192.168.0.1.
The IP for my DSL is dynamic rather than static and at the moment is 188.8.131.52.
When I enter 192.168.0.1 into my browser, the DL-704 Device Information is displayed. The critical information displayed is:
IP Address: 184.108.40.206 PPPoE Connection
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.255
Domain Name Server: 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168
The IP Address of my printer is static and is 192.168.0.12 and the subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0
The IP address on my desktop and laptop are set by DHCP and are both 192.168.0.XXX
Can anyone give me the help I need to set up my internet connection?