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Old 05-24-2003, 07:30 PM   #1
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Wireless question


First of all, this question isn't OS specific so if this isn't the appropriate place, please let me know.

I want to share my DSL connection between my neighbor's house and my house. My neighbor currently has a wireless network setup in his house (he's using a wireless DSL router as a hub since he doesn't have DSL). If I bought a DSL router, could we connect the router in my house with his wirelessly? I don't care if we're on the same network. If so, how (theoretically) would we go about doing this?

Thanks for any help!,
Jon
 
Old 05-24-2003, 07:58 PM   #2
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Just buy a wireless card and log onto his network.

I can pick up my neighbors network just fine.


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Old 05-24-2003, 07:59 PM   #3
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You'll need a wireless bridge. Search here
 
Old 05-25-2003, 01:49 AM   #4
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Let me clarify some stuff. First, I want to have a wireless network between three computers in my house too. So, what I was hoping I could do is buy a DSL router for me which would act as a router and an access point. Part 1 solved. Now, I'd like to extend this network across the street to my neighbor (as the same network). Since they'd be the same network, I don't think I need a bridge, correct? Bridges are only to connect two different networks, right? My neighbor uses his router as an access point (he doesn't have DSL or anything connected to it). So, I guess my question is, can his router connect with mine in a way where it would be like I have a router and an access point? Does this make any sense?

Thanks,
Jon
 
Old 05-25-2003, 10:22 AM   #5
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He cannot use your bandwidth to create hs own network unless he uses a wireless bridge or you run Cat 5 to him. He can get on your network using his own wireless card but you know that.
 
  


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