[SATLUG] OT(?sorta) Linksys WCG200 - DHCP wrong (or bad) address with routing and NAT turned on

Jennie Haywood jehaywood at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 13:02:20 CDT 2008

2008/3/30 Don Crowder <donguitar at gmail.com>:
> Jennie Haywood wrote:
>  > SO - when the routing and NAT is turned on AND  I let it get the
>  > address via DHCP, I get an address like 72.48.XX.XX, but I can't ping
>  > out past the cable modem itself and NOTHING works (no Internet joy).
>  > When I turn the routing and NAT *off* and let the computer get the IP
>  > address I get an address like 66.90.XX.XX and everything works (we
>  > have Internet joy).
>  > When I turn the routing and NAT *on* and set the IP address to static
>  > and set it to the 66.90.XX.XX - everything works (again we have
>  > Internet joy).
>  >
>  >
>  > Anyone else encountered anything like this?
>  >
>  >
>  I'm not too good with routers but I'm guessing that it lost its
>  programming and has reverted to its default settings.
>  I googled for the manual and found this link:
>  ftp://ftp.linksys.com/pdf/wcg200_ug.pdf

Well part of the experimenting was doing the reset to factory defaults
from the user interface AND the hardware reset with a paper clip.

the only thing that has worked is statically setting the IP address.

Jennie Haywood
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