Two routers

Jones, Scott (GE Money, consultant) Scott.1Jones at
Wed May 27 11:19:22 MDT 2009

I own two domains: and is in use
but is not forwarded for the moment. The SMC gateway is set
to pass through, no routing.. My IP address is assigned to be static on
the wrtp54g.. What DO you recommend then with this setup? 


>-----Original Message-----
>From: plug-bounces at [mailto:plug-bounces at] On 
>Behalf Of Kyle Waters
>Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 11:16 AM
>To: Provo Linux Users Group
>Subject: Re: Two routers
>Jones, Scott (GE Money, consultant) wrote:
>> The SMC gateway device is the cable modem.. The two wrt54g routers 
>> attach to it.. The cable comes in and attaches to the SMC business 
>> class modem/router.. But it's set to just pass through, no routing..
>Ah I understand now.  I have one of those.....
>So if you go to from a computer connet to each 
>wrt54g you get two different ip addresses?  You see the 
>wrt54g's will each have two ips.  An internal ip and an 
>external ip.  They use the external ip to talk to everything 
>on the smc side of the network and the internal ip to talk to 
>everything on the other side.  So they will even use the 
>external ip to talk to each other.
>So you basically have two different internal networks and 
>you'll have to set the wrt54g with the printer(wrt54ga) on 
>it to do portforwarding on port 631(you will probably want to 
>restrict it to the external ip of the other wrt54g(wrt54gb), 
>and wrt54ga's internal network).  Then you can set your wife's 
>laptop to use the external ip of wrt54ga to print.
>I really don't recommend you do this.
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