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Revert WRT54Gv5 to official firmware 1.00.6 from dd-wrt. OK

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by arrigo, Jul 6, 2006.

  1. arrigo

    arrigo LI Guru Member

    It is successful. Only MAC address is changed.
    The instruction states that it may take more time to let the flash process complete. But for me, it takes no more than 2 minutes.
  2. micken

    micken LI Guru Member

    Thanks for posting arrigo.

    I've been following DD-WRT on v.5 with interest. Got the wrt 54gs five weeks ago and I am still learning about it. Have got 3 desktops (wired) and 1 wifi laptop sharing 10Mb connection. It's working well, even with one desktop on p2p, I settled on Utorrent, after bitComet didn't want to work.

    It's reassuring to know that you can reverse the route OK.


  3. arrigo

    arrigo LI Guru Member

    Mine is not a WRT54GSv5 but a WRT54Gv5. The reversion steps are the same but WRT54GSv5 requires another *.bin to flash from Linux to VxWorks and it is untested. Better to wait for a experience user to try.

    BitComet does stop my WRT54Gv5 from working too because a v5 cannot handle too many simultaneous connections generated by P2P applications. Tomsnetworking has a report about WRT54Gv5. But after I limit the max upload connections (I set to 5) in BitComet, everythings work fine. I recommend to try if you get used to use BitComet.
  4. micken

    micken LI Guru Member

    I found more support information available for Utorrent so I was able to get it configured fairly quickly.

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