Router Firmware

Discussion in 'Windows Applications' started by Bman, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Bman

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    I have a WRT54GL router and have been using the latest default firmware for it for quite some time. I am in the mood to change, here so many good things about the Tomato Firmware and the DD-WRT Firmware.

    So I am wondering your opinions on which one is better, which should I try?
     
  2. LordOfLA

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    Try both :)

    It is my understanding that DD-WRT has more features however.
     
  3. Bman

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    You don't have an opinion on either? lol
     
  4. Xie

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    I run Tomato on mine and it works great, but never tried DD-WRT.
     
  5. Bman

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    So I went and installed tomato, going to try both probably.

    Any cool things I should do with tomato?
     
  6. Admiral Michael

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    I've used and like DDWRT, try that first :p
     
  7. LordOfLA

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    My cable provider gave me an intergrated cable modem/router by netgear that doesn't support custom firmware ( can be switched to modem only though) otherwise I'd be using DD-WRT until I find a job that lasts long enough to enable me to afford the additional electricity costs to run a second pc and pfsense 24/7
     
  8. Bman

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    How do you input your own custom DNS with Tomato? Seems more complicated then the default firmware.
     
  9. Xie

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    It's under: Basic -> Network -> Static DNS
     
  10. Bman

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    Thanks, that is where I thought it was, just needed to make sure.