[kwlug-disc] Netgear WNDR3700, further details. [Was: Re: Fwd: [TLUG]: Dlink DIR-825 wireless router one-day sale $119.99]

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Sat May 22 07:34:30 EDT 2010


Robert P. J. Day wrote, On 05/22/2010 6:46 AM:
> On Sat, 22 May 2010, unsolicited wrote:
> 
>> Found telnetenable as per this thread:
>> http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=58349 (found via a link
>> from an openwrt message).
>>
>> Telnetting in I get:
>>
>> BusyBox v1.4.2 (2009-12-29 12:59:46 CST) Built-in shell (ash)
>> Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
>>
>>   _______                     ________        __
>>  |       |.-----.-----.-----.|  |  |  |.----.|  |_
>>  |   -   ||  _  |  -__|     ||  |  |  ||   _||   _|
>>  |_______||   __|_____|__|__||________||__|  |____|
>>           |__| W I R E L E S S   F R E E D O M
>>  KAMIKAZE (7.09) -----------------------------------
>>   * 10 oz Vodka       Shake well with ice and strain
>>   * 10 oz Triple sec  mixture into 10 shot glasses.
>>   * 10 oz lime juice  Salute!
>>  ---------------------------------------------------
> 
>   i notice that that log shows a fairly old version of the kernel
> (2.6.15) and also old busybox (1.4.2, whereas it's now up to 1.16.1).
> so that router shows some potential as long as it's easily
> upgradeable.

Agreed. The only point to the post was to demonstrate for people like 
Khalid that this model is coming with OpenWRT on it, out of the box, 
and so provide some level of 'warm fuzziness'. Unlike other potential 
choices, especially if opentwrt/dd-wrt sites showed significantly more 
effort required of other potential buying choices.



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