[Noisebridge-discuss] Looking for best home wifi router and open source firmware

Nick Owens mischief at offblast.org
Sat Mar 9 06:34:09 UTC 2013


i suggest using OpenBSD on a dedicated machine. you can install it on
many pieces of embedded hardware or any old desktop with two nics.

On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 9:32 PM, Lee Sonko <lee at lee.org> wrote:
> I run Tomato firmware on my WRT54GL router and I'm really happy with it. I'd
> like to find a router and firmware that will give me per-user bandwidth
> stats. I think that open-wrt and one of the bandwidth packages I can get
> with it is the right thing to get. But I can't figure out which router to
> get. I just want 4 ethernet ports and decent wifi at a decent price. This
> seems like it would be a well trodden path but I'm not finding "the answer"
> quickly. Some cite reliability problems with routers, I've seen a lot of
> oddly qualified recommendations. Does anyone have any solid suggestions from
> personal experience?
>
>
> And it seems odd that the WRT54GL still might be the best choice after being
> in production for some so many years.
>
>
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