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probably it's a very simple question, but I'm not a network expert.
At home I have a modem router with WIFI + LAN (D-LINK DSL-2680), in another room I plugged a switch (Netgear GS208) and then connected to it my XBOX and my Raspberry Pi (both with static IP). Well, with this configuration I can't even ping these two devices from my laptop using WiFI (I already checked and we are in the same IP class), but if I remove the switch everything works fine.

I checked on product page and they say I don't need a crossover cable, so my question is: what am I doing wrong?
I already tried to change ethernet ports, rebooting my router/switch and so on, but nothing works...

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You stated "modem router w/WiFi + LAN" is this a single device or multiple devices i.e., modem, router/switch w/WiFi? – packets Jun 8 '13 at 10:41
Try to do a MAC adress scan and check if the switch is recognized. – DaGardner Jun 8 '13 at 10:58
@packets it's a single device with modem + router and it provides wifi access + it's connected to the LAN. The switch is another device – tampe125 Jun 8 '13 at 13:09
@ChristianGärtner can you give me more info about doing that? As I said, I'm not very experienced :/ – tampe125 Jun 8 '13 at 13:19
Please include the make/model of your router. – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jun 8 '13 at 15:03

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