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Firmware update for Linksys WRT54GL

Q: Firmware update for Linksys WRT54GL

This is a follow up in a way I had asked about the N-routers and how to get good reception in a large house Based on the responses and reviews of this router Linksys WRT GL I chose this one router to do the trick with the option of installing another one upstairs to increase coverage if needed The price of of these was cheaper than one N router or a router and repeater The Lisksys software is pretty lame I was able to get my computer hooked up fairly easily but my roommate could not get online which is more important as update WRT54GL for Linksys Firmware I am on the road all the time and he is stuck at home I Firmware update for Linksys WRT54GL reset the router before I left so hopefully he can get himself hooked up before I get home in days The coverage seems great I get very good or excellent in all corners of the house I see things about installing a second party firmware to improve it further Any suggestions about which firmware and details about how to update and use this firmware Thanks nbsp

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A: Firmware update for Linksys WRT54GL

You need to find out why your roomate can not connect. Is it becasue of bad coverage? But, you said the coverage is great. If it is a secure network and your roomate is using the correct password/key, and if the coverage is great, then some setting issue must be dealt with in the roomate's computer.

Why do you need third party firmware for your router? That may not solve your roomate's problem, becasue as I said, it could be in roomate's computer. I have heard using third party firmware on Linksys gives much more features. One of them is to increase the power out of the router. But, again, all those feature may not help you with the problme that your have.

First do this on your computer, then on roomate's:

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

{credit johnw}

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/firmware-update-for-linksys-wrt54gl.593865/
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I currently have a Linksys WRT54GL router version 1.1 with Tomato-mlppp_v125-mp3alpha6, but I would like to reflash it to a more updated Tomato firmware.

I see that there are Tomato several mods by Shibby and polarcloud. Can someone recommend a good Tomato firmware for my router?

Please note that I think this model has (16MB RAM, 4MB flash), so the firmware must be able to fit in 4mb of flash.

I just don't know which of Shibby's builds that will work properly without bricking my router as there seems to be an issue getting the correct firmware that will fit in the small 4MB flash of the WRT54GL router ver 1.1

Thanks.

I found Shibby's firmware version tomato-ND-1.28.5x-117-VPN.trx and I reflashed my router with this. The flash stated it was successful, so I'm going to give this a try and see what happens.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-linksys-wrt54gl-router-ver-1-1-new-tomato-firmware-needed.1150414/
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When I go to http://192.168.15.1, which is the Linksys webpage for my Linksys RT41-BU wired router, it shows the firmware version as 1.01.0

A firmware update at the Linksys site has the filename RT41_BU_1[1].1.0.003_sym_code.bin

I'm not really sure if this is an update for the current version. Can someone decipher the file name and tell me?

Also, would updating the firmware be of any benefit?

(I'm brand new to routers, so don't hold my "newbie" comments in this thread against me )

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I just recently updated my firmware on my linksys router WRT54G with the new version of linksys firm ware and now my router does not work. I can not access the GUI under the ip address 192.168.1.1. I 've tried to reboot the router using the 30/30 method that is suggested by Linksys, but I still can not access the routers GUI. Please advise if there is another method to set back the routers firmware.
 

A:Update firmware on Linksys router WRT54G version 2

Try 192.168.1.0.

I don't believe that the router saves any copy of the old firmware to set back to.

I'd recommend the DD-WRT firmware.

Was it the wrong firmware? Was it for your chipset version? Was the firmware for G, or GS, or other?

Read this: Recover From A Bad Flash
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/update-firmware-on-linksys-router-wrt54g-version-2.1035793/
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Got this info from another board.
Go here and get a firmware update for this router==version 1 and 2. There is good reading also:
http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=16416
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/firmware-update-for-linksys-router-befsr41-and-other-models.237230/
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HELP...everytime i try to update the firmware,it the bar goes half way then it stops then it goes to a page that says there was a error in downloading the firmware

and i need this update cuz its causing problems with online gaming
 

A:My Linksys Befsr41 V3 Router Wont Update The Firmware

The most updated firmware for that router is from 4/01/2004. Maybe your router already has that firmware on it.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-linksys-befsr41-v3-router-wont-update-the-firmware.81534/
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Current My Firmware Is DD-WRT v24 std



But.. Now I Need Restore to Original Router Firmware




Where I Can Download Original Firmware ? ..

A:How-to Restore Original Firmware WRT54GL Wireless-G Router

Here you go:

Linksys by Cisco - WRT54GL Support

I've got one of those. Something wrong with the latest firmware?

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/182201-how-restore-original-firmware-wrt54gl-wireless-g-router.html
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A:What is better? Linksys WRT54G2 or Linksys WRT54GL?

The Linksys WRT54G2 router is now discontinued.

Reviews for both porducts can be found on here:
Reviews | Linksys WRT54G2 Wireless-G Broadband Router (WRT54G2-UK)
Reviews | Linksys WRT54GL 54Mbps Broadband Wireless-G Linux Router (WRT54GL-UK)

If you're going to buy one then I would get the Linksys WRT54GL as it is still current. It also has good reviews according to Broadband Buyer. I have worked on these before and I didnt have a problem with it. Good pieces of kit tbh.
Dave

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I was looking for some answers to a few questions before I buy the hardware to a bridge I want to setup.

The setup I want to use is 2 WRT54GL using DD-WRT firmware setup in bridge mode.

I am looking to bridge these routers from about <400 feet away.

My main question is, since the WRT54GL has 2 antennas, can one antenna be setup to receive and the other setup to transmit. If so, I should be able to replace one of the omni-directional(transmit) antenna with a directional antenna.

From anyone with bridging experience, will this setup work? Please note that these are simply bridged routers and don't need to serve any wireless
clients.

Thanks for any replies ahead of time.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/linksys-cisco-wrt54gl-dd-wrt.159194/
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So I finally replace my DI- piece of junk with the WRT GL and it has been fantastic No more disconnects through the day Anyway I have a question about QoS I ran a speed test and got my up down numbers and plugged them into QoS kbits s down kbits s up Those are of the lowest figures I got running the speed test Last night I decided to try and max out my upload and play a game to see how QoS handles the traffic I setup dst port as high priority and torrents at lowest with question Linksys and WRT54GL Tomato QoS priority I took off the cap of kB s upload QoS question with Linksys WRT54GL and Tomato in uTorrent and let it go as fast as it can and then fired up team fortress At first my ping was ms I then lowered the upload speed of kbits s in QoS to something like and got my ping down to ms No matter how much more I lowered the upload speed my ping would not go below ms Then I put the cap back on uTorrent and my ping went down to ms what I usually ping on the server uTorrent was pretty much the only program uploading so QoS question with Linksys WRT54GL and Tomato I had plenty of free upload speed when the ping went down to ms My question is is the ping being twice as slow a result of the extra processing necessary to prioritize traffic when it is maxing out the value you plug into QoS Thx Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new nbsp

A:QoS question with Linksys WRT54GL and Tomato

From the TSG Rules, which you should have read when you joined.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/qos-question-with-linksys-wrt54gl-and-tomato.663094/
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I've had my router for three days now and have only managed to establish an ethernet connection with my computer two times. Of those two times the wired connection lasted only a couple of hours before being lost, but the wireless connection always remains stable. A weird thing I noticed when setting my router for the first time was this: The led indicator for ethernet port two was always on and, indeed, remains always on despite there not being any connection in the port.

On my first successful connection I could only manage to get a signal through port two (with ports one, three and four giving me no such luck). With my second successful connection I managed to get established through port one while port two's led, as always, remained lit.

My question is this: Could this led be indicative of some hardware problem?
 

A:Linksys Wrt54gl: Led for ethernet port two always on.

Sounds like the router has a problem, this is probably a warranty replacement item.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/linksys-wrt54gl-led-for-ethernet-port-two-always-on.895858/
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A:Solved: Using a Motorola SBG900 + Linksys WRT54GL

Hey all,

figured it out myself.
Here's what you do:

Go into the Motorola setup interface (mine was at 192.168.0.1)

--> Gateway
----> LAN tab, Disable NAT

... then reboot both the router and the modem. This will automatically pass the connection through the modem to the Linksys router, disabling all address allocations and letting you set ports from the Linksys config directly.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-using-a-motorola-sbg900-linksys-wrt54gl.804331/
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Quick question:

Actual installation looks pretty easy... but one probably silly question:

Will Tomato retain all current settings on my router, or will I have to set it up again from scratch? If from scratch, is there an easier way to ensuring I get all my custom configurations, then from going screen to screen and writing it down? I do periodically back up the config - will Tomato recognize that file?

Anything else I should know? This will be a new adventure for me...
 

A:Installing Tomato on Linksys WRT54GL question

is there an easier way to ensuring I get all my custom configurations, then from going screen to screen and writing it down?Click to expand...

Go screen to screen and save screen shots.

I doubt that the new firmware will recognize the old configuration file, but you may as well try.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-tomato-on-linksys-wrt54gl-question.1037569/
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Does anyone know a way to set the time for the firmware?

Thanks!
 

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A:BELKIN Wireless G Router Vs Linksys WRT54GL

Linksys I would choose...

{Currently have both Belkin & Linksys routers here.

Have found both reliable & offering great support.}

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/200665-belkin-wireless-g-router-vs-linksys-wrt54gl.html
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Please help me people
 

A:Linksys WRT54GL how to integrate a firewall to lock some webs?

You need a content filtering service to do what you want. It comes at a cost so don't count on getting it for free and it is normally a device you purchase to put between your router and the LAN.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/linksys-wrt54gl-how-to-integrate-a-firewall-to-lock-some-webs.1026255/
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A:Zyxel 660 modem and Linksys WRT54GL port fowarding

Since you have two routers, and you don't want to bridge the first one, try this:

Connecting two SOHO broadband routers together.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses 192.168.0.2 through 192.168.0.100, I'd assign the secondary router 192.168.0.254 as it's IP address.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/zyxel-660-modem-and-linksys-wrt54gl-port-fowarding.562356/
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Hi, I have a version 8 of that router. I understand you must upload the driver via the 192 address. Does it matter if I'm on 32bit or 64bit OS? Is the driver just on the router not on my computer? thanks.

A:32 or 64 bit for Linksys firmware?

Originally Posted by Vista_32bit


Hi, I have a version 8 of that router. I understand you must upload the driver via the 192 address. Does it matter if I'm on 32bit or 64bit OS? Is the driver just on the router not on my computer? thanks.



No, just download the firmware and do the update. It doesn't matter which version you have, 32 or 64-bit.

And you're not uploading the "driver", you're uploading the "firmware", there's a difference.

Firmware is directly applied to the hardware (in this case, the router), whereas a drivers is applied to the OS. Once the firmware is applied, it can't be overwritten by the OS, even if you replace or reinstall the OS. A loose example of a firmware would be a BIOS update.

Hope that helps.

http://www.vistax64.com/drivers/222351-32-64-bit-linksys-firmware.html
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A:Linksys firmware...

Any ideas where I can find an older version (any version for that matter) of the firmware?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/linksys-firmware.134402/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/linksys-firmware-v-1-50-8.662246/
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Hi all.

I have got a Linksys router (WAG354G) that has been playing up so I decided to upgrade the firmware. The problem is that when I go to select my router it has two firmware options.

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Any help appreciate.
 

A:Linksys firmware

I do not not know what &#8220;Annex A&#8221; is but it is for or WAG354G V1.0
Then there is a WAG354G V2.0.

So there only one firmware for your router. Your have to look at your router to see what version you have.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/linksys-firmware.513489/
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http://www.polarcloud.com/tomato

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http://lifehacker.com/344765/turn-yo...er-with-tomato

Any thoughts?
 

A:Linksys router firmware

Give it a try, but keep another router handy in case something screws up. Come back and tell us how it went
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/linksys-router-firmware.101624/
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A:Linksys E3000 firmware

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/327826-linksys-e3000-firmware.html
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/linksys-befsx41-firmware-issues.54947/
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A:BEFSR41 Linksys firmware upgrade

I was able to sign on with my cable modem go back and get the original firmware version download it, then plug in my router and do the upgrade or in my case downgrade back and looks like all is working now, guess I will know for sure when I reboot all my pc's.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/befsr41-linksys-firmware-upgrade.414403/
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edited language - moderator>
 

A:Linksys WRT54G v8.2: Want To Upgrade The Firmware To DD-WRT

i have edited your post - this is a family friendly site -so please avoid this type of language
thanks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/linksys-wrt54g-v8-2-want-to-upgrade-the-firmware-to-dd-wrt.1088438/
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LINKSYS

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Thanks!

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A:Linksys Firmware Upgrade issue

Try resetting the router, by disconnecting the power for 30 seconds or so.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/65786-linksys-firmware-upgrade-issue.html
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A:Linksys firmware upload cause ipconfig failure

Have you tried removing the wireless NIC and reinstalling it?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/linksys-firmware-upload-cause-ipconfig-failure-82371.html
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A:Help! Power Glitch during Linksys NSLU2 Firmware Upgrade

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-power-glitch-during-linksys-nslu2-firmware-upgrade.469506/
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A:Solved: Linksys WRT54G refreshed during firmware install, cannot access or ping

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-linksys-wrt54g-refreshed-during-firmware-install-cannot-access-or-ping.844477/
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A:Solved: Old Linksys WRT54GS firmware CAUSING SLOW Download with Vista!!!!

Look at the top right of your question - under Thread Tools - mark this as SOLVED. Others' may stumble on this same problem.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-old-linksys-wrt54gs-firmware-causing-slow-download-with-vista.692687/
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Mark
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/113664/can-a-printer-firmware-update-andor-driver-update-be-reversed/
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A:Firmware update

Is this the media player firmware or motherboard?
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/firmware-update.580681/
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A:cd/dvd firmware update ?

Originally Posted by kem


I don't know much about firmware updates as I never had to do it but my DRW-2014L1Tburners are giving me some coasters in vista x64. Not 1 coaster under Nero 6 in xp pro.

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thanks,
kevin

PS: I use swappable drives; switching between vista x64 and xp pro.
only keeping xp for gaming and Nero 6



no the firmware should be backwards compatible

http://www.vistax64.com/drivers/244741-cd-dvd-firmware-update.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ssd-firmware-update.1073966/
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A:Should I update the firmware?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/should-i-update-the-firmware.876024/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/228604-update-firmware.html
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A:HP UPDATE FIRMWARE update problem?

Originally Posted by GreatNate


HP-Update FIRMWARE update problem?
I got some critical update for my Seagate 320 gb hard drive’s firmware. I went to download an process the update, later it asked me to insert a blank disk. Well I don’t have a blank disk but I hit bootable cd anyway thinking it would create some file on the hard drive. Well obviously that’s not what it had in mind because my disk drive opened, I shut the disk drive and it started saying writing data to disk. HOW could it do that with no disk. I couldn’t close it. It then said installation succesfull. What the heck. I restarted my computer to see if I had screwed up my system and it seams to be running fine. Have I screwed up my hard drive? Did the dang update install? Can I delete these firmware updte files lying around on my desktop? Please help me????



It is ok.

I dont know what happened, but You HAVE to burn the bootable disk, and then boot into it after a restart in order to update the firmware.

http://www.vistax64.com/drivers/220828-hp-update-firmware-update-problem.html
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A:Firmware update problem

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/firmware-update-problem.142978/
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A:Zyxel Firmware Update

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/zyxel-firmware-update.1020088/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dvd-r-rw-drive-firmware-update-help.52360/
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A:Firmware update question on ssd

Hi,

You can update the firmware before or after, I would suggest it would be better doing it before

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click on firmware to view (you may be up-to-date):

http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/model/MZ-7TD120BW-downloads

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Cheers

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I'm providing this link below. Do not hold me or vistax64 responsible.
Wim&#39;s BIOS Page: BIOS Upgrades, Motherboard identification and more...

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http://www.plextor.be/technicalservices/downloads/firmw_dvdrec.asp?choice=DVD-Recorders

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-to-update-firmware-plextor-px-708a2-uf2.288641/