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

Trent Robbins robbintt at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 21:41:50 UTC 2016


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
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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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