Extending a Linksys router with Time Capsule

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by jka, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. jka macrumors newbie

    Jul 16, 2009
    does anyone know how to configure a linksys router so that it will allow time capsule to extend its signal? my time capsule picks it up but it says that linksys does not allow its network to be extended anybody know a way to extend it?
  2. belvdr macrumors 603

    Aug 15, 2005
    You'll have to install a 3rd party firmware, such as OpenWRT, to do this. Please make special note of the supported devices.
  3. geoffreak macrumors 68020


    Feb 8, 2008
    You can also set the TC as a wireless access point with an alternative SSID if you want.
  4. belvdr macrumors 603

    Aug 15, 2005
    Then you'd have to wire it back to the Linksys. If you're going to do that, I'd use the same SSID on a different channel so one could roam between them without issue.

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