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!!! Why can't I access the internet after I connect my WRT54G2 to my Motorola DSL router?

If you get AT&T DSL service, you will likely get a Motorola DSL modem.  If you then attempt to use a Linksys WRT54G2 router, you are likely to be able to access the router's admin page at, but nothing else.

The solution is to set the local IP address of the router to

!!! Router Detailed Instructions

# Go to
# On the top menu, click on __Setup__
# Search for __Local IP Address__.  It likely says {{}}.  Change it to {{}}.
# Click __Save Settings__

!!! Client Detailed Instructions

!! Mac

# Click on the apple icon on the upper left of the screen.
# Go to __System Preferences__
# Click on __Network__
# On the Network window, click on __Advanced__
# Click __Renew DHCP Lease__
# Click __OK__
# On the Network window, click __Apply__ and close the network window.

You should now be set.