In article <3f4c070d.61452news.newsguy.com>,
[email]hbelkinsrestrictorplates.mis.net[/email] (H.B. Elkins) wrote:
Did you connect the router to the hub's uplink port? Without knowing> Need some help getting a switching hub to work with a router.
> I have a D-Link DI-604+ router I'm using with my DSL service. It works
> perfectly with both my iBook's Airport card and a hard-wired Ethernet
> Problem is, it only has four ports and my network has more than four
> devices. I need to hook up a couple more computers and a printer. So I
> obtained a Hawking Technologies 5-port 10/100 Mbps auto-negotiation
> switch, model number PN505ES. This has (obviously) five ports and an
> uplink port on the front.
> When I connect the switch to the router, I cannot get a connection to
> the Internet when a computer is plugged into the switch. Everything
> works fine when the computer is plugged into the router with a Cat5
> cable, but no go when plugged into the switch, which is connected to
> the router.
> Anyone have any ideas on what's going wrong? Could it be that the
> Hawking hub and the D-Link router just don't play nice with each
> If no one has ideas on how to get this switch and router to work
> together, ideas on a switch that will work with the D-Link router
> would be appreciated.
anything about the situation, if that doesn't work, try a crossover
cable and/or plug into a regular (not uplink) port on the hub.