[kwlug-disc] what is the perfect openWRT router?

CrankyOldBugger crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 16:55:46 EDT 2014


What Khalid says is usually true, but in the case of my NetGear WNDR3700v2
the vendor's firmware actually broke the upgrade feature.  You couldn't
even flash new versions of the firmware from the vendor.  So to install
openWRT on that router I had to use TFTP.



On 5 April 2014 15:24, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 5, 2014 at 3:05 PM, William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca>wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Apr 05, 2014 at 01:57:21PM -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>> > TP-Link WDR-4300
>>
>> I have this with DD-WRT.  Probably, cheapest dual-band.  I went with
>> DD-WRT, because I just couldn't untangle instructions on how to
>> flash/configure OpenWRT.
>>
>
> Flashing is very easy if done from the vendor "firmware update" web
> interface.
>
> Configuring is OK for someone used to the command line, just a few
> commands to get the web based UI going, then do most of the stuff from it.
>
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