How do I setup my WD bridge wireless repeater in tomato?

Setup a Wireless Repeater Bridge

  1. Under WAN / Internet, set the type to “Disabled”.
  2. Assign a static IP address in the same subnet as your primary router.
  3. Subnet Mask:
  4. Make sure DHCP is ‘disabled’.
  5. For “Static DNS,” Enter the IP of your primary router (i.e., 192.168.

Does tomato have a repeater mode?

Currently, Tomato firmware does not offer a wireless repeater mode. However, it does offer a ‘Access Point + WDS’ mode, which does virtually the same thing. Access Point mode is used for a basic wireless access point. You setup a wireless SSID and password and simply connect.

What is wireless client mode?

In Client mode, the access point connects your wired devices to a wireless network. This mode is suitable when you have a wired device with an Ethernet port and no wireless capability, for example, a smart TV, Media Player, or game console and you want to connect it to the internet wirelessly.

What is Wi-Fi bridge mode?

What is bridge mode? Bridge mode is the configuration that disables the NAT feature on the modem and allows a router to function as a DHCP server without an IP Address conflict. Note: You will need to call your Internet Service Provider for the bridge mode settings.

What is Access Point WDS?

A Wireless Distribution System (WDS) is a system that enables the wireless interconnection of access points (APs) in a network. WDS allows a wireless network to be expanded using multiple access points without the need for a wired backbone to link them.

What is the difference between the WRT54G-TM andwrt54gs?

According to the Linksys WRT54G series, the WRT54G-TM is nothing but a renamed WRT54GS v3.0. Because these models have additional RAM and FLASH they do not suffer from the constraints of the WRT54G and WRT54GL series and can run all versions of OpenWRT as of 11/1/2014.

When was the first WRT54G router made?

The original WRT54G was first released as a SOHO router in December 2002. The product line supports WiFi and five switched Ethernet ports. (The WAN port is part of the same internal network switch, but on a different VLAN .)

Does tomato support WEP when using bridge mode?

Please note, that Tomato does not support WEP when using bridge mode so you’ll need to select WPA or WPA2. Make sure that both routers are using the same security type (WPA).

How do I run the WRT54G from USB?

If you want to run the WRT54G from USB, cut up a USB cable and solder the black wire to negative and the red wire to the positive. Or you can run it from a PC power supply by getting a male 4 pin molex hard disk power connector (as found on some PC fans or molex splitter/extension cables).