I didn't miss anything. I am telling you what "should" happen if you have the right computer connected to the right router with the right cables going to the right places. If you are doing anything other than setting your computer to "obtain IP address automatically" then you will create your own hurdles which cannot be overcome.
-------------------- Bill Adams Winegard Company Posts: 15681 | From: Traveling the Western US | Registered: May 2003
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The number of addresses a router can "see" and talk to is determined by the mask. 255.255.255.0 means that it can see from 1 to 254.
The setting of 100 to 199 is the number that the router can give out via DHCP. It can still see 2 to 99 and 200 to 254, it just won't hand them out.
Whenever you have a manually assigned IP it should always be outside of the assignment range, which is why 250 is used since few routers are setup to include that one.
Since the D3 also has to manually have the gateway programmed it is a very bad idea to venture forth from the .1 setting in the router.
Experience with using multipurpose machines like the MBR units as general purpose routers has not been good.
I have an MBR1000, but that is dedicated to the aircard - a regular linksys is used for my satellite setups. I do some complicated stuff to use them all at once, but it wouldn't be hard to just manually switch between them.
In addition, I reverted the MBR1000 back to 192.168.0.1 for the Win7 laptop. So when I try to connect to the D3 with it I turn off wireless, connect a cable from the Linksys to it and, as you've seen in the above data it gets 192.168.1.x addresses.
The other laptop is an UBUNTU. I'm not sure how to ping on it, or CMD, for example, not being a Unix kind of guy.
"I have an MBR1000, but that is dedicated to the aircard - a regular linksys is used for my satellite setups. I do some complicated stuff to use them all at once, but it wouldn't be hard to just manually switch between them."
Right. That's what I've been doing since I got my new Linksys.
Changing addresses after the default failed was just grasping at straws.
Can you please double (triple?) check that you have the D3 plugged into one of the LAN ports of the Linksys, and not the WAN port?
I think the next step after this might be to bypass the router and connect the D3 directly to the laptop, which means you need to set the IP address and netmask on the laptop manually. And for that you need a Windows guy to give you the instructions. Also, your laptop needs to have an auto-configuring ethernet port, or you need a cross over cable. If it's a fairly recent laptop, that shouldn't be a problem.
-------------------- Cradlepoint MBR95, Sierra USB-250U (Sprint WiMax) 2008 Newmar King Aire 4562, 2012 Jeep Liberty Limited Jet We're here! Posts: 683 | Registered: Nov 2007
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An interesting item: Every Linksys I've used always issues IPs in order. The first device to connect would get 100, the next 101, etc. Did you protect the wireless on this? It appears 32 other devices connected before you did.
Well, DirecTV took my $70 credit, plus charged me $96.31 on May 26. Today they extended my suspension 3 months to Sep 1, after which they will charge me every month for 12 months whether I use DirecTV or not.
So I see no reason to continue to figure out why I cannot connect.
In time I'll cancel my DirecTV account, they'll charge me $400, and I'll tell them to send it to collections.