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How can i configure a Linksys WRT54G router to use DHCP pass-through?

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I am trying to set up a Linksys WRT54G on an internal 192.168.1.x network.  My Windows SBS 2003 box is acting as the DHCP server, and I'd also like the devices hanging off the WRT54G to use ip addresses from the SBS box.  Can this be configured with the WRT54G?
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the_b1ackfoxTechnophile

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in your dhcp setting change the drop down from dhcp server to dhcp forwarder

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b1ackfox,

In my particular firmware, v. 1.02.2, the only choice is to enable or disable DHCP via radio buttons.
the_b1ackfoxTechnophile

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ouch... see if you can update the firmware...  or the answer to your question is no

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Hmmm, thanks for your help.  I was considering dd-wrt, but there doesn't seem to be any support for the WRT54G ver. 5.
the_b1ackfoxTechnophile

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yeah, you could do this with dd-wrt for certain
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Oh yeah, I was assuming that you are simply wanting to use the WRT54G as a wireless access point? If yes, don't use the WAN port, just plug it into the network using a LAN port.
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