Looks like our DSL internet finally died for good, so now hopefully I can convince Frontier there's a real problem.

However, first I want to figure out how to route everything through my phone, so we can have internet while we wait for them to repair it (which could be days).

I have a spare wifi hub which is configurable in multiple ways, but my previous attempt to config it for this purpose did not succeed.

Trying again...

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I *think* I've got it working. Wired PC can load web pages (Frontier modem still reports down), laptop can load web pages when connected to main network (instead of phone)... but ping 8.8.8.8, from either one, hangs indefinitely.

Maybe the phone blocks pings?

Owait, let's use the router tools, because there I can tell it which internet connection to use.

...okay, it seems to think WAN2 (the phone <- device connection) is down.

Looks like maybe it's going thru Frontier, tho modem says no net.

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