Updating firmware wrt54g
I'm looking to upgrade my WRT54G v8 to its newest factory firmware (I believe that was 8.0.8). (And I know about DD-WRT and Tomato, etc., but right I just want to do factory firmware update.)Thanks for any pointers.I'm looking to upgrade my WRT54G v8 to its newest factory firmware (I believe that was 8.0.8). (And I know about DD-WRT and Tomato, etc., but right I just want to do factory firmware update.)There is a list of WRT54G specs on Wikipedia.Scroll down through the Windows Features until you see TFTP Client. (Note: My WRT54GS V7.0 didn't boot automatically, and simply power-cycling didn't bring it up. t=27572&highlight=wrt54gs WARNING: There are at least two types of flash chips that are used on the v7 router.Resetting as described in steps 4-5, holding reset while plugging in the power cord, brought the router from "no lights, no web interface" to "functioning dd-wrt install.") I just loaded DD-WRT v24 RC7 on two of the WRT54GS v7 with an Intel flash chip. Using this method with an INTEL-type flash chip will brick your router.A while back, I was having some issues with my Linksys Router. A perfectly good router back then, but whenever I connected to it with my shiny new Windows 7 laptop via Wi-Fi, my network connection slowed to a crawl.I tried everything and changed all of the router settings, to no avail.Tomato is a small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys' WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and other Broadcom-based routers.
Belkin announced last March that it had completed the acquisition of Linksys from Cisco. But strangely enough, the Linksys websiite has downloads for earlier versions of the WRT54G firmware (such as version 4), but on the very same page when you click on things like version 7 or 8 it says "download not available"There is a list of WRT54G specs on Wikipedia.NOTE TO WINDOWS VISTA AND WINDOWS 7 USERS: By default the TFTP Client is disabled and you SHALL NOT PROCEED UNLESS YOU HAVE ENABLED IT. Messing around with JTAG cables taught him some things, but... ) Be absolutely sure that you have tftp set to binary or octel.To enable: click the Start orb and type the following into the Start Search field: "features" (Without the " " of course, but you have to tell some people). If you leave tftp in ascii it will appear to work but the flash won't take.] 1.A new worm, or piece of self-replicating malware, nicknamed "The Moon" has been infecting Linksys E-series routers, and possibly some Linksys Wireless-N-series routers, by exploiting a vulnerability in the way the routers verify administrator access.Fortunately, upgrading to the latest Linksys router firmware and disabling the Remote Management Access feature will prevent the worm from gaining access. Do this by opening a Web browser on any computer or mobile device connected to the Linksys router and typing "192.168.1.1" into the address bar.