Have you noticed a significant slowdown in your network speed? paying for the 3Mbps speed tier and I can put 3-3.5 from any point in the system. All LAN connections are made in the LAN ports of the routers. The reason I ask is that I have movies stored on a file sharing server, and am renting a large house.
Updating firmware on wrt54g
This is a TFTP utility needed for upgrading to any DD-WRT firmware type except "generic"3) Download latest firmware from DD-WRT Downloads page:3.1) Download the Mini firmware for your specific router model.
Mini flash is required for all upgrades, as an interim stage between Linksys firmware and the final DD-WRT firmware configuration.3.2) The Standard, VPN & VOIP versions have different feature sets, but all share the same core extended functionality.3.3) If zip files are downloaded, there are different file versions within for the different router models, so be careful which file you select when upgrading.4) Reset the router to factory defaults.
Have you noticed a slowdown in file sharing, or do you not file share on your network? I have a Linksys WRT 54G Router and in interested in this modification to increase its range which is restricted for some reason within our house at the extremities. (Ver 7.0 has Atheros hardware and is not supported at all with the DD-WRT firmware upgrade.) Ver.
However its serial # prefix is CDFB1FA............. Would this mod be suitable for this router or would there be potential problems in trying it. 5 & 6 use the 3rd-party a Linux firmware and require a special extra utility to deal with that VXWorks firmware build.
They're available pretty cheap if you look around... This is a business with DSL as their single Internet access pipe.
They have both wired and wireless for their business users, and they want to be able to offer wireless to customers that is restricted to internet access only, no customer visibility onto the business network.
this router also provides a wireless net work to the up stairs residents / guests Downstairs = DD-WRT router connected to the upstairs router (wireless).
This router provides hard wire connections to my Myth TV back end server and to a desktop PC.
The router's default configuration should now be the following:4.1) IP address: 192.168.1.14.2) Subnet mask: 255.255.255.04.3) Username: admin4.4) Password: admin1) Assign the Ethernet port on your laptop/desktop a static address that matches the default factory subnet of the router. (It's possible to perform the upgrade with a DHCP address, but a static address is more reliable.)2) Use an Ethernet cable to connect to the router through a 10/100 port for performing the flash upgrade.