Linksys WRT54G2 Connection Problems Solved by DD-WRT

Posted on 07/11/2009

I was having issues with random loss of internet connection with my WRT54G2. Searching the internet found other people with similar problems but no definate solutions. I was somewhat resigned to buying a new router, but I decided as a last ditch effort to install DD-WRT. The instuctions on their wiki worked fine. The only hitch was turning off the Windows firewall was necessary for the tftp client to work. Once DD-WRT was installed my problems vanished, and I have some cool extra features.

Note: According to the instructions I followed this process is irreversible and can brick your router. So do this at your own risk.

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