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I have a friend with sever connection issues due to her wireless router being on the bottom floor of her house, and the computer being a story or two away. I have several old Linksys routers lying about, one of which is currently running DDWRT for my network. Would it be a good idea (effective) to configure one of these routers as a wireless bridge of some kind in an intermediary floor to improve her connection? Is there any specific configuration beyond the standard DDWRT setup that I would need to do?

Thanks for your help. =)

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Set the routers up for WDS

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In my opinion WDS sucks because if its working with WPA or WPA2 its too slow.

I used the "Repeater Bridge" Mode of DDWRT and it worked fine for me. Information can be found here: http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Repeater_Bridge

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