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Setting up One-way cable modem.....

by Michael Geist / November 9, 2003 5:47 AM PST

through a Linksys 4 port router for a friend. Pat-Media is the provider and does not support the splitting of there signal but say on there website that it can be done. My question is:

the modem is connected as usual to the routers WAN port, how does one set up the routers configuration when working with a dialup upload?

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Re:Setting up One-way cable modem.....
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 9, 2003 7:25 AM PST
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Re:Re:Setting up One-way cable modem.....
by Michael Geist / November 9, 2003 7:53 AM PST

From what I can gather, one-way modem sharing through this router(Linksys BEFSR41) is a no go. Some form of software proxy server is more likely to work. Am I reading this correctly?

Thanks Bob

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(NT) You are reading it proper.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 9, 2003 8:26 AM PST

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Hooking up a panasonic bd to internet?
by tngiloy / November 25, 2008 2:33 AM PST

Please forgive me, but this is not a reply but a new question. I'm showing my computer ignorance by not knowing how to post a new question on this thread.
My situation- I have a dsl modem and I am hard-wire connected to the internet on my mac mini via ethernet cable and my windows notebook (in another room)via wireless (802.11 I think). There is only one ethernet connection on the dsl modem box(actiontec gt701-wg) and I need that to hook up my mac mini.
My problem-I have a panasonic bd55 blu-ray that has 2.0 capablities if connected to the internet, including automatic firmware upgrades.
When I asked at BB how to connect the bd55 to the internet I was told the best (?only) way to do it was with a unit that connects the ethernet port to a unit that plugs into a wall socket and sends the connection to another unit plugged into an outlet in another part of the house, where my bd55 is located.To do this I will need to buy the 'outlet connection' (sorry, I forgot exactly what its called) for $100 and get a new dsl modem that has more than 1 ethernet connection for $70-$100.
My question-Isn't there a better way that doesn't use my electrical outlets, but can send the internet signal to an 802.11 receiver that can be located near the blu-ray with an ethernet connection for less cost?
Thanks in advance,
Tom

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A new question should be on a new discussion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 25, 2008 3:37 AM PST

Otherwise I wonder if you are discussing the same issues or why its here.

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new question
by tngiloy / November 25, 2008 5:45 AM PST

I posted it here because I could not find a way to start a new discussion topic on you site.
I will ask on another website that is more user freindly where the people are more knowledgible and helpful.
Tom

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In the forum click on...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 25, 2008 8:36 AM PST
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