Router to router linking

Hi,

I'm trying to connect open wrt to my existing netgear router so I can setup the ports and expand storage and so that open wrt has internet access. I've changed wrt ip to 192.168.2.1 so that it doesn't clash with my netgear router which uses 192.168.1.1.
Two ports are currently configured (done by open wrt) a wan port and a lan port.
I thought I'd be able to link my netgear router from lan to lan on wrt and it get an ip. Tried connecting into wan also.
Still doesn't get an ip from netgear router.

Can anyone give me some help on how to achieve this please?

Thanks in advance.

Link as a Wireless Acccess Point has the benefit that you have one seaming less subnet see if that fits your needs:
https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/network/wifi/dumbap

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