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Replacement firmware for Linksys routers

I can only speak for dd-wrt.  It's an amazing piece of software and
the UI makes it extremely easy to configure.  I don't think there is
much of a UI in OpenWRT.  I purchased a T-Mobile HotSpot Linksys on
eBay for $75, it has 32MB flash so it allows the install of dd-wrt
jumbo (the package that has every single option).

Their website is extremely helpful as well.


On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 7:32 PM, Bill Horne <bill-CIZd1d4GmLheoWH0uzbU5w at> wrote:
> Thanks for reading this.
> I'm going to set up a Linksys WRT54GS for use as a wireless client: it will
> connect a "garden variety" WiFi Access Point to a PC which has only an
> Ethernet card installed.
> I've found out that more than one set of firmware is available: I had
> thought that OpenWRT was the only option, but now I know about dd-wrt and
> hyperwrt as well.
> If you have worked with OpenWRT, hyperwrt, or dd-wrt, or other software for
> the Linksys, please pass on your opinions about how well each works.
> Here are the features I need:
> * Wireless client capability; wireless bridge would be nice
> * WPA and WEP capable
> * "Set and forget" stability
> Thanks for your help.
> Bill Horne
> --
> E. William Horne
> William Warren Consulting
> Computer & Network Installations, Security, and Service
> 781-784-7287
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