I bought a D-Link DI-704p, because i thought it could be configured just like a linux box set up as router, i.e., 1 NIC connected to my cable modem, other NICs with separated IP numbres (192.168.0.1, 192.168.1.1), in orden to separate networks using 2 switches.
My d-link router documentation says it has 1 WAN port and 4 LAN ports, but until now I've got the same address (192.168.0.1) for all LAN ports.
a) Can I configure separated IP numbers for each LAN port?
b) If I cannot do so, can I connect d-link router's 4 LAN ports to 4 ports in one switch to enhance bandwidth? My best one is a 3Com (with managment, stackable).
c) Is there any cheap product (not this d-link) than can behave like a real router?
Sorry abot the grammar, thanks a lot