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HyperWRT v1.2 available!

Discussion in 'HyperWRT Firmware' started by Avenger20, Aug 6, 2004.

  1. Avenger20

    Avenger20 Network Guru Member

    New features in HyperWRT v1.2 :

    - Added option to adjust Transmit Power from 0mW to 84mW.
    - Added option to select TX and RX Antenna.
    - Added these hidden features already in Linksys firmware :
    + Additional Filters (Jave/ActiveX/Proxy/Cookies)
    + Wireless Client Table
    + Long/Short Preamble.
    + Policy Type
    Download here : http://www.hyperdrive.be/hyperwrt/
  2. raympie

    raympie Guest

    Hi Avenger20,
    First of all I will like to thank you for all you did with HyperWRT!

    Can you please explain what the hidden features will do?

    - Added these hidden features already in Linksys firmware :
    + Additional Filters (Jave/ActiveX/Proxy/Cookies)
    + Wireless Client Table
    + Long/Short Preamble.
    + Policy Type[/code]

  3. Avenger20

    Avenger20 Network Guru Member

    + Additional Filters (Jave/ActiveX/Proxy/Cookies)
    Options to Block Java Applets, ActiveX, Cookies and Proxy in Security -> Firewall.
    I beleave these features also are in older linksys routers.

    + Wireless Client Table
    Probably the coolest one. You will be able to see which wireless clients are connected and which were connected in Status -> Wireless

    + Long/Short Preamble.
    In Wireless -> Advanced Wireless Settings
    Only needed if you must set this value manually (with older wifi adapters).

    + Policy Type
    In Access Restriction -> Internet Access.
    Linksys added the 'help' for this, but forgot to add the feature.
    Not sure if it does actually work...
  4. enochcheng

    enochcheng Network Guru Member

    can you add a function :DHCP with static MAC->IP assignments ?
    I think that is really useful and most router supports it.
  5. theatreguy65

    theatreguy65 Guest

    Firmware Download not there?

    Dear Avenger 20,
    Thanks in advance for fixing the signal strength on the WRT54G. I had been having trouble with my Cable connection and couldn't figure why I suddenly could barely get reception across the room when it used to be strong all over the house. Turns out it was two unrelated, coincidental problems. My problem now is that I'm not getting your download. When I click on the link it just cycles back to the home page. What's up?
  6. Avenger20

    Avenger20 Network Guru Member

    Don't know if I will add static dhcp.

    If you need it for portforwarding, qos, ... you could just manually give all your pc's an IP. It's pretty much the same, not?
  7. altarego

    altarego Network Guru Member

    Okay, dumb question. Or maybe not, as some of us don't have our routers sitting on a desk. Which antenna is right and which is left?
  8. Avenger20

    Avenger20 Network Guru Member

    Good question.

    The first compile I did I made left-right as you were facing the leds, but I noticed all other firmware (wifi-box, sveasoft, ...) had it the way around.

    So I just followed them and made left-right as you are facing the antenna's.
  9. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

    What?! Left/Right when facing the backend of the router?!!

    I had always taken it as facing the LEDs. Not quite of what I had in mind when thinking about which is left and which is right. I'd better change it back :oops:

    Thanks for the info [​IMG]
  10. Sguror

    Sguror Network Guru Member


    You did an excellent job on the firmware! :D I found out about your firmware on Aug. 6, and used it successfully without any problems. I tried all the other firmware mod versions by other groups and I decided your version was the best. The others had nice features that I would have liked to see in yours but I chose QoS simplicity over their version of QoS features.

    There is one slight problem that I can see so far with your version. The "Filter ActiveX" option only seems to work intermittently when I go to sites like www.cnn.com that use ActiveX. I have my Internet Explorer set to block ActiveX and it pops up a message when a site tries to run ActiveX. That error message doesn't pop up as much with your filter but it does do it.

    Keep up the good work!


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