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Non 2.6 kernel - usb & vpn mode for Asus RT16

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by meazz1, May 15, 2010.

  1. meazz1

    meazz1 Addicted to LI Member

    Which mode should I use for usb and vpn for my asus rt -n16. I tried the teddy bear's 2.6 kernel and there is a known issue with the vpn. I tried the work around which let me save my vpn setting but I was not able to get the Status to poll on the router's GUI.

    I tried this one "tomato-NDUSB-1.27.8745-vpn3.6.trx" on this router and it did not work.
     
  2. humba

    humba Network Guru Member

    Only the 2.6 kernel based builds can be installed on your router. You'll risk bricking your device by attempting to install a MIPSv1 build.
    If the workaround doesn't work for you, how about temporarily reverting to dd-wrt until beta12 with a permanent fix comes out?
     
  3. meazz1

    meazz1 Addicted to LI Member

    Yes, I almost bricked it. I had to use TFTP to get it working again.
    Finally the workaround worked.

    It was a close call.
     
  4. humba

    humba Network Guru Member

    Asus also has the restore mode though.. press the restore button while plugging in power and you can then use Asus' restore utility - or at least that's the theory (and it worked out for me multiple times - though I never attempted to load the wrong firmware.. it was only a Tomato Mod Upgrade gone wrong).
     

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