I recently upgraded my wireless router, and although it is dual band, it will not run 5ghz and 2.4ghz on the same network. I can only have one or the other.
I was very clever (I thought at the time) and connected the old wireless router to the new one via network cable, and am running the 5ghz on the new router (which is the prime, dialling the ISP) and the 2.4ghz on the old one as a bridge.
The new router deals out IP's through DHCP and this is disabled in the 2.4 system.
Following online instructions, I changed the local IP of the 2.4 into 192.168.2.254 so its on the first router, but not interfering with the automatically handed out 100-149 numbers.
My problem is this. Although both networks are working fine, all the computers in the house work, I can access the admin on the new router from either network (they have different names and passcodes) I cannot get into the admin on the 2.4ghz network. The new assigned IP just times out, even if I disconnect it from the rest of the system and connect it wired direct to my pc.
Is there something I'm missing?? or am I now stuck unable to change any of these settings because I was trying to do something I was (quite obviously) not skilled enough to do correctly!!
If it helps these are the routers in question: Prime: Cisco Linksys WAG320N Bridge: Cisco Linksys WAG 160N