1st install and question about connection tracking...

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by Missing Linksys, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. Missing Linksys

    Missing Linksys Addicted to LI Member

    Hi all,

    Had the WRT54GS v1 for awhile now. Been getting into optimizing my connection and tweaking IE, Firefox, etc. Running XP PRO, SP3. Wireless home network with desk PC, 2 laptops, etc.

    Read about how the Linksys connection tracking by default keeps track of old connections for five days, which I belive can slow down the router. And can effect high number of connections.

    After researching this problem for a few days I ended up here and @ DD-WRT, read over the wiki and posts concerning my router.

    DD-WRT seems like the 3rd party firmware i'd like to use, because of the good support for it.

    So I plan to use V24, VINT mini-try that out, then maybe standard. Read all the info on install, 30/30/30, use IE, etc. If you have better versions let me know.

    However I just want to make sure DD WRT will fix this "tracking of old connections" issue, After my reasearch I belive it will. Just want to double check 1 last itme before install.

    Many thanks, M.L.
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