[PLUG] Recommended wifi router for OpenWRT?

Galen Seitz galens at seitzassoc.com
Tue Jan 19 16:26:00 PST 2010


Mike Connors wrote:
> Scott Garman wrote:
>> In my cursory Google searches on this topic it appears that not all 
>> hardware revisions of the WRT54GL have the same processor and work with 
>> OpenWRT. Is that true?
> - I don't know about the "GL" series, but version 5 WRT54G and WRT54GS cannot be flashed to OpenWrt
> (they have less memory, and run a version of VxWorks, rather than linux). 

The WRT54GL will definitely support openwrt.  I have 3 of them.
   http://wiki.openwrt.org/oldwiki/hardware/linksys
That said, I don't know that the WRT54GL is the thing to get now.  I'm 
sure if Russell has the time, he will make a recommendation.

-- 
Galen Seitz
galens at seitzassoc.com



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