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How to assign a static IP with a linksys WRT54G2?

How to assign a static IP with a linksys WRT54G2?

For all my googleing it appears the best you can do is tell your computer not to use DHCP; I cannot find a way to do this at the Access Point level.

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Guest [Entry]

From what I have found, it doesn't look like the WRT54G2 supports setting static IPs through the DHCP server. Depending on the version of the WRT54G2 you could load a 3rd party firmware such as DD-WRT onto the router to add these features. Here is a tutorial from someone who did it on a WRT54G2.
Guest [Entry]

"I may be completely wide of the mark here, but when you say

When I set a static IP outside that range on the computer that computer is unable to connect to the Internet.

Are you also setting said computer to use a specific DNS server and gateway? It may be worth checking the DNS server and gateway assigned via DHCP and checking it's the same as what you're manually setting."
Guest [Entry]

I tell the router's DHCP server to start assigning numbers at 192.168.1.100, and that way I can use numbers below that for my static ips (servers, mostly).
I tell the router's DHCP server to start assigning numbers at 192.168.1.100, and that way I can use numbers below that for my static ips (servers, mostly).
Guest [Entry]

"You need to set the DNS server on the computer to the router's address (typically 192.168.1.1). The caching DNS server on the router will redirect the query to the currently configured ISP's routers.

The IP should be chosen from outside the DHCP range (on this particular model, 192.168.1.2 - 192.168.1."