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Ask the Wi-Fi Guru: iPhone as Wi-Fi Scanner, Secure Condo Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi in a House of Lead

Jul 16, 2009, 23:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aaron Weiss)

"Q: I've got a house made out of lead. Well, 1945-style chicken wire plus plaster--it doesn't do well with 2.4Ghz. I wired my house with gigabit Ethernet. My main router is in the basement, Linksys WRT54GSv4, and a secondary router in my office on the 2nd floor, a Buffalo WHR-G54S. Both running Tomato 1.25.

"I want to have both running wireless on the same SSID, except that instead of using a wireless connection back to my main Linksys router, I want my Buffalo router to use a wired connection, to avoid unnecessary wireless traffic that the wired network can’t handle. Any ideas? - Peter"

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