[kwlug-disc] Benefits of using alternate firmware on Linksys WRT54G
ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Wed Dec 9 22:25:53 EST 2009
The next-great-thing in open source routers appears to be the Netgear
Wireless N, smart, lots of RAM, USB2 , a gigabit switch and supported by all your favourite firmware.
Does Santa do back orders?
On Wed, 2009-12-09 at 21:44 -0500, unsolicited wrote:
> Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 12/09/2009 7:47 PM:
> > I do not run it but I have long been interested enough to pay
> > attention when I see stuff on it go by. (Like this thread.) The last
> > time I considered firing it up I choose to hold off pending 802.11n.
> > I am exactly in that same situation: reading about it and waiting for N.
> > Anyone has recommendations (Linksys or otherwise) for a router that
> > supports OpenWRT, has a USB port for printer (and storage) and is 802.11N?
> > All the ones I see in BestBuy and FutureShop flyers are not fully
> > supported yet.
> I'm hoping for a SD card slot as well, although USB would do it. Make
> that two USB ports. One for this and a spare. For config backup and a
> bit of storage for the extras.
> Wonderful back pocket toy. Some versions/models have a GB or more on
> board as well - looks like two drives. Enough for a computer on a
> stick distro in a pinch. And a place to put the data.
> I'm also hoping for an eSata port. a la central network / media
> storage port. Or for that on board web / ftp server in a DMZ.
> Sometimes convergence gives me a head ache with the possibilities.
> Which is part of why I pay attention to the OpenWRT and the like
> threads. (And I'm always looking for good diagnostic tools to put in
> the tool chest.)
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