In the past, I have gotten mad and have thrown this router across the room and it still worked perfectly! Switched to Atheros SoC. Now click on the Edit MAC Filter List button to pop up a new window shown below where you will enter the MAC Address, also known as Physical Address, for each computer that you will be using to connect to your wireless network. List of wireless router firmware projects. Click the Save Settings button at the bottom of the Filter List window and then Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed. A residential gateway connects a local area network such as a home network to a wide area network such as the Internet.

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Linksys WRT54G series

According to the Peacock thread, if the hard reset was done correctly, you will be asked to change your password rouger you get to the webgui. During configuration or flashing a device, the only things that should be hooked to the device is linskys computer and power. Next open a web browser window on the connected computer and type http: WRT54GX4 c8 3 moveable antennas, and is advertised to have 10 times the speed and 3 times the range of standard Some antennas can be removed.


I would recommend this router for people that have had routers before. This should be a different password than the one you setup for WEP encryption, but should also be atleast 6 to 8 characters in length.

It has three antennas and was once marketed as a “Pre-N” router, with eight times the speed and three times the range over standard Switched to newer Broadcom SoC. Switched to VxWorks OS and reduced flash memory and RAM; not compatible with most third-party firmware, although the “VxWorks killer” utility allows some third-party open source firmware to be loaded. The router can be used in other networks if the 3G cards are unlocked, because it is not the router, but linksyss 3G cards that are locked to Vodafone.

After about a minute, you can browse dd-wrt on lnksys router at http: WRT54GC series with This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat Third party firmware supported: If you encountered any problems during this configuration procedure, please consult the manual that was included with your router or contact the manufacturer.

If dd-wrt is already on the router follow these instructions.

The “C” in the router number stands for compact, as the unit measures 4″ by 4″ by 1″ with an internal antenna. Views Read Edit View history.

After Linksys was obliged [38] [39] to release source code of the WRT54G’s firmware under terms of the GNU General Public License[40] there have been many third party projects enhancing that code as well as some entirely new projects using the hardware in these devices.


This is because it uses Atheros components i.

Linksys WRT54G v8.0

Next get another ethernet cable and plug one end into your laptop and the other into one of the ports labeled on the router. The hardware is essentially the same as the WRT54G version 4. Next, click wrr54g the Wireless tab at the top of the settings screen.

By appropriately changing the value of the firmware byte 0x26, the WRT54GC can be cross-flashed with firmware based on the same reference platform. A special router is not needed to use the service, but the T-Mobile branded routers are supposed to enhance the telephone’s battery life.

Note that the micro and the mini versions are different. Since less physical RAM is available in this and future models, the third-party firmware popular open source projects were modified into special “micro” versions.

Linksys WRT54G series – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You may now close the Mac Address Filter List window. Finally click Save Settings and then Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed.

Operating system is Linux, no need for VxWorks killer. Models in this series use one of various bit MIPS processors.