[Noisebridge-discuss] Two Linksys WRT54GL routers to give away

Andrey Fedorov me at anfedorov.com
Fri Jul 1 23:26:43 UTC 2016


Related:
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/07/the-wrt54gl-a-54mbps-router-from-2005-still-makes-millions-for-linksys/

On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 2:45 PM, Andrey Fedorov <me at anfedorov.com> wrote:

> You can trade them in for up to $1.70 of Amazon credit
> <https://www.amazon.com/gp/tradein/checkout/select-condition?ie=UTF8&asin=B000BTL0OA&ece=&ref_=trade_btn_dpx_pc_1>
> ...
>
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 2:41 PM, Trent Robbins <robbintt at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> We shouldn't take these. They only support up to wireless g and we have
>> had to discard them in the past. They are currently on the "no donate"
>> list. If anyone wants them for personal use please feel free to speak up.
>>
>> Trent
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, Scotty Allen <scotty at scottyallen.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I don't want them myself, but they seem like a reasonable addition to
>>> our hack shelves, so if you were going to chuck them, feel free to bring
>>> them by Noisebridge. You can leave them on the black donations table to the
>>> left of he elevator gate, below the satellite dishes.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Scotty
>>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 7:09 PM Christian Kujau <lists at nerdbynature.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Cleaning up my electronics box I found two Linksys WRT54GL v1.1
>>>> routers that I don't need any more. Both are in working
>>>> condition...kinda, so there's some backstory here:
>>>>
>>>> At one point in the past both routers stopped working, i.e. they would
>>>> not boot any more, or only boot halfway and then stopped. One of them
>>>> could be resuscitated with some reset magic[0] and it appears to work
>>>> again, including Wifi and all. The other one I gave up on...but tried
>>>> again to reset a few weeks later and it booted just fine and just
>>>> worked,
>>>> and is still working.
>>>>
>>>> Both are running on "Tomato by Shibby"[1] (v1.28, IIRC), because OpenWRT
>>>> stopped building their newer releases for this router (or I couldn't
>>>> find
>>>> an image); you may want to upgrade to a current release of course.
>>>>
>>>> So, if anyone wants these devices, let me know and I can drop them off
>>>> at
>>>> Noisebridge, otherwise they'll go to meet their electronic maker.
>>>>
>>>> C.
>>>>
>>>> [0]
>>>> https://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/linksys/wrt54g#kamikazewhite_russian_recovery
>>>> [1] http://tomato.groov.pl/download/K26/
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>>>>
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