WRT54G Issues

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by failurbydesign, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. failurbydesign

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    The router keeps freezing up! Its connected to a Moto Cable modem, when the connection isnt active, the linksys router just looses all the DHCP setting, i have to log into the router and manually release and renew and then its all good! Any ideas?
     
  2. Shamus MacNoob

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    I would flash the firmware for a start.
     
  3. failurbydesign

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    What do you mean by flash? Upgrade?
     
  4. Shamus MacNoob

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    Yes update the firmware in the router there is a place to do that in mine its administration.
     

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    what about an alternative firmware, like Tomato or DD-WRT? Any luck with those?
     
  6. Shamus MacNoob

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    Yes DD-WRT I have used and liked ....
     
  7. failurbydesign

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    Pretty easy interface? Something more reliable but easy to use is what i looking for!
     
  8. LeeJend

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    I had a linksys that locked up like yours. It was the hardware dying, not the firmware. After I replaced the router I never had another lock up.
     
  9. failurbydesign

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    Ouch, that could suck!
     
  10. Dark Atheist

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    Tomato is good - is what i use
     
  11. failurbydesign

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    Easy to use, not big into breaking it down and manually config, just want something i can update and have it work!
     
  12. Dark Atheist

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    yes very easy to use, webpage based config
     
  13. Xie

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    Just an FYI, Tomato only works with WRT54G v1-v4 so if you have a newer version your SOL w/ Tomato. :(

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  14. Johnny

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    The best way to fix a linksys is to chuck it in the trash and get a netgear ...
     
  15. failurbydesign

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    the router is the WRT54G v8, doesnt seem there is support for that with tomato..unless i overlooked?
     
  16. failurbydesign

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    i would but its not my..my roomies!
     
  17. Johnny

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    Then chuck your roomie in the trash for using the POS lol ...
     
  18. failurbydesign

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    Ha... ill sell his ass on eBay...and through in a free router...maybe that will seal the deal!
     
  19. Dark Atheist

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    have not had a single issue with the 3 i have had
     
  20. failurbydesign

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    Mine are cool too...