Configuring as a Repeater Bridge By default, DD-WRT is configured as an open / unsecured AP with the wireless name 'dd-wrt'. If you want to use the router as a repeater bridge, you will need to change a few settings. This is a relatively straightforward process, which will be shown in this tutorial.
Aug 22, 2016 Tutorial on DD-WRT - Part 5: Wireless repeater May 26, 2019 DD-WRT Forum :: View topic - Wireless N Repeater Bridge DD-WRT Novice Joined: 19 Nov 2010 Posts: 1: Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 18:01 Post subject: Wireless N Repeater Bridge Stuck At 54 mpbs: I have a repeater bridge set up with two wireless N (draft) routers: TP-Link wr841nd v3 (Atheros) and Linksys wrt310n v2 (Broadcom). WORKING - DIR-615 D4 wireless repeater bridge - dd-wrt.com
Again: No. The WRT is not a repeater. I does not act as a repeater. You can't use it as repeater. You must run a ethernet cable between the WRT and your main router. You may only be able to do this with 3rd party firmware like dd-wrt or tomato. But then you should better ask in a forum on that firmware.
WDS (Wireless Distribution System) vs R (Repeater) vs RB (Repeater Bridge) This is a summary of issues related to repeating using "WDS" vs "Repeater" vs "Repeater Bridge" modes. Please note that some lines still require confirmation ("TODO: Confirm"). DD-WRT Forum :: View topic - Wireless Repeater Bridge Not
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DD-WRT Forum :: View topic - Wireless Bridge Aug 22, 2016 Tutorial on DD-WRT - Part 5: Wireless repeater May 26, 2019 DD-WRT Forum :: View topic - Wireless N Repeater Bridge