[nSLUG] wrt54gl router

Daniel Enman microburn at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 14:04:32 AST 2009


Awesome thanks, I'll  check out that link.

On the note of bricking the router, I nearly bricked one of my Linksys
routers with OpenWRT. It took me all night to repair it. Ah, what fun.
I'll be sure to check out that link. Thanks

Dan

Daniel Morrison wrote:
> 2009/2/9 Daniel Enman <microburn at gmail.com>:
>   
>> I've been running dd-wrt for awhile on my Linksys wrt54g v6 (or
>> something like that). It runs well, but like Eri said, since it's a
>> newer model, only the micro works.
>>     
>
> Right, only 2 MB of flash, and 8 MB ram.
>
>   
>> I've only had one problem, that seems
>> to be related to BitTorrent... whenever I try and download *anything*
>> off BitTorrent, the whole thing locks up. Followed the wiki and
>> everything, but nothing seemed to work. Not sure if it's a problem with
>> the router itself, or if I didn't config something right.
>>     
>
> You've increased the value in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_conntrack_max, and
> maybe tweaked the timeouts?  This is a good page, with a good link to
> a FAQ page also (don't just read the first post!):
>
> http://forum.utorrent.com/viewtopic.php?pid=29569
>
> Note that there are limits to how far you can raise these numbers on a
> router with only 8 MB of RAM. It shouldn't lock up though, even if you
> raise the limits too far!
>
>   
>> There is quite a few config options available on the dd-wrt, and it's a
>> very nice system, even the micro version. If you have some spare time,
>> and don't mind possibly junking your router, I'd say give it a try
>>     
>
> <grin> It is possible to junk your router, but it's "almost always"
> possible to recover it. If anyone has junked their WRT54G* and given
> up on it, I'll try my hand at reviving it for, I don't know, a Subway
> sandwich. :)
>
> -D.
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