To dd-wrt or not...

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by wesmoc, May 21, 2005.

  1. wesmoc

    wesmoc Network Guru Member

    Originally had's firmware, then recently went to Sveasoft Alchemy.. both of which kept me quite happy. was good, but nothing new for a while, and some features I needed were lacking.

    Alchemy was a major step upwards in options and Wireless performance. Some features changed, others added.

    But, like a day after I upgraded to Alchemy (reluctantly, because to keep truly current, I would have to pay, unlike with dd-wrt where I could donate to support his efforts), I came across dd-wrt. Now I am asking myself if I should have gone to dd-wrt, and the feeling I am getting is that it would be an improvement over Alchemy.

    Is this the case, or is it just hype?

    Should I wait until v22 goes gold? Or should I use the prefinal versions (I have 4 and 5. :) )?
  2. XCOM7

    XCOM7 Network Guru Member

    prefinal5 and I am quite happy...
    Once you flash to it you will like .
  3. Rooki

    Rooki Network Guru Member

    I`m very satisfied.

    Here is latest version: 20.05.2005
  4. Morpheus

    Morpheus Network Guru Member

    DD-WRT Rocks.
  5. dellsweig

    dellsweig Network Guru Member

    I am VERY happy with the current product, its direction (Away from the Sveasoft roots), itrs performance(wireless, memory util, file system design and use), its features (you use what you need)

    I especially appreciate the developer involvment. His move to the OpenWrt build environment insures the code base and modifications will be around for a while.It insures that others can EASILY build product based on this environment..

    FInally, I appreciate that the current project accepts input (commnets, suggestions, code), does not tell us consumers to go %^& ourselves and does not ask for anything in return!!!

    Load it up (May 18 pre-final 5 build) if you dont like it, put whatever else you may want on your router. Enable features one at a time and see how they work, see if you will ever use them, tweak what you will use

    What do you have to loose - certainly NOT $20

  6. aaronamd

    aaronamd Network Guru Member

    It depends upon what you want to get out of a firmware...
  7. BrainSlayer

    BrainSlayer Network Guru Member

    or just use the version from 24.may. it seems to be better for me
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