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hello !

I have now got 2 wireless networking points.

one netgear , and one cisco air 350. what i want to do is to make these two talk to each other...

have looked into the snmp manager to the netgear. where i have these options :

access point
access point client <mac address>

Wireless bridge
point to point <mac address>
point to multipoint


i do not get into the cisco AP, since i do not have a serial cable connecting to it yet. but hopefully someone can give me a guide
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Why do you want them to talk to each other?  To extend range from a wired Internet access point?
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i was going to make a IP zone through our house and my brother's. and for that, i need 2 access points, which i can put relative high to get the best speed.

i just do not know how to set them up to comunicate with each other
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Are you trying to bridge the two houses together using the access points? AP's don't talk to each other, they talk to clients. Wireless BRIDGES connect two wired networks together.
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yep, i am trying to make them talk togehter.. someone told me that was possible...
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i got it to work sort of....
the cisco thingie has a bridge internally i think, also the netgear after i installed the new firmware.

they talk together, altho, i cannot ping the cisco from my wired network, i can ping it from the wireless IF i am connected to it, and or if i am connected to the other AP.

i know they both talk, since i can get on the internet with the cisco access point, (i see it in the MAC add)

but when i connect the cisco AP to a normal computer with a 3com NIC i get no ping reply. and or anything..

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