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Never a Tomato N router

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by jersully, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. jersully

    jersully LI Guru Member

    I'm beginning to think that we'll never see Tomato on an N router. I understand that Tomato runs on a particular Broadcom chip set and it's not as simple as just compiling for new routers. Jon still updates Tomato, but he really doesn't seem interested in adding N support.

    What do you guys think. Am I off the mark?
  2. phuque99

    phuque99 LI Guru Member

  3. TurtleFang

    TurtleFang Addicted to LI Member

    Yes, you are off the mark. See the threads on the first page.
  4. jersully

    jersully LI Guru Member

    Sorry, I meant from the original developer. Not to discount Teddy Bear's work.
  5. vibe666

    vibe666 Network Guru Member

    why does it matter who adds N support?

    there's dozens of different mods to the original tomato FW adding various functionality all by different modders so why not N support?
  6. jersully

    jersully LI Guru Member

    Maybe it doesn't, especially considering the level of support that roadkill, SgtPepper, teddy_bear, Victek, and others give. But it would help spread Tomato. Right now, most people who are looking for replacement firmware for their N routers aren't going to find these mods and so are going to go with DD-WRT or OpenWRT.
  7. stallmen

    stallmen Addicted to LI Member

    This is true, these mods need to be laid out on a wiki or something.

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