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Help with tomato upgrade from dd-wrt

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by tcastle, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. tcastle

    tcastle Addicted to LI Member

    Hello decided to upgrade the firmware of my WRT54G v1 from dd-wrt to the latest tomato release. It went fine, without major trouble, except now the damn thing is on an ip that is not default, tried and everything I could think of with no success. the router is assigning me a weird ip address as well, with the subnet as Can someone please help me with this?
  2. mstombs

    mstombs Network Guru Member

    The weird IP address is a windows APIPA, it means no IP obtained from router.

    Use the reset button to do a long reset.

    Also try plugging your PC into different LAN/WAN ports, the assignment may be wrong until a proper clear nvram, reset to defaults is run to clear out incompatible dd-wrt nvram entries.
  3. HennieM

    HennieM Network Guru Member

    Before you crossgrade like that, always do a "reset to defaults" before. Guess it's too late now, but one for the future...

    Once you get Tomato going, do a reset to defaults again before starting to configure.
  4. tcastle

    tcastle Addicted to LI Member

    so far I have did the long reset, and I reset to factory defaults before upgrading. I havent tried the different ports yet, will do that now... yep, still not getting an ip from the router, and still don't see it on
  5. HennieM

    HennieM Network Guru Member

    Search this site for "unbrick router". Something is probably screwed up.

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