December 20th, 2003

My Linksys WRT54G *sob sob*


wrt54g.jpgI just fried my Linksys WRT54G which I bought yesterday *sob sob*!

I been looking forward to playing with this baby since I learn it runs Linux with all sort of cool hacks. Imaging, a linux box less then US$100, that has 802.11G and 4 port switch on board.

So last night, I happily upload a hacked firmware by sveasoft and it works! It is beautiful. I can telnet, sshd and can tweak a lot of stuff on it. But I spend the whole night trying to get this box to talk to my Airport Extreme without success. I tried turning it into a client, I tried making it part of Airport WDS but no success. (I did managed to get Airport to give a DHCP response tho but no ping :P)

So after learning that there might be more wireless control commands on the 2.0.x hack firmware and that it works for a couple of other folks, I tried to flash the firmware and … *sob sob*

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