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Replacement firmware for Linksys routers

Bill Horne wrote:
> I'm going to set up a Linksys WRT54GS for use as a wireless client...
> 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.

I set up DD-WRT on a vintage (rev 1.x) WRT54G last summer. Configuration 
was pretty easy, and I liked that it used familiar services, like 
Dnsmasq, but stability has been a problem. It seems to crash every 3 or 
4 weeks. However this could be the fault of the hardware. The WRT54G 
used for this had been sitting on a shelf a long time, and was taken out 
of its shrink wrap for this task, so I don't know how stable it would 
have behaved under stock firmware.

Also, I haven't tried configuring it as a wireless client. I've read a 
user account that the software needed to do so in DD-WRT is currently 

Later in the same thread it was mentioned that the WTR54GS (wTr, not wRt 
- a travel router) can do wireless bridging using the factory firmware.[2]



Tom Metro
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