what is the most stable dd-wrt version

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by jagboy, May 14, 2005.


most stable dd-wrt version

  1. pre5

  2. pre4

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  3. pre3.2

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  4. pre2

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  1. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    what is the most stable dd-wrt version. i have been it with many questions about this. just want some feedback.
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    bit had to tell with prefinal5 as it is updated 2-3 times a week. i would have voted pre5 if it were not for the broken wireless support as it has new added wpa2 drivers.

    back to alchemy until wireless is better.
  3. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    well right wno i think that dd-wrt pre 4 is the best one out of all of them
  4. aaronamd

    aaronamd Network Guru Member

    I thought dd-wrt 3.2 was nice and stable when I used it, although I think that hyper WRT wins the stability test. pre4 REALLY beond debricking beyond shorting pins screwed up my router(had to return it) No I did'nt do anything wrong either.
  5. gotamd

    gotamd Network Guru Member

    I thought Prefinal4 was really good. The prefinal5 from a bit back wasn't bad either, and I'm in fact using it right now:

    ~ # uptime
    20:00:44 up 5 days, 1:02, load average: 0.02, 0.01, 0.00

    It's stable enough for me, but I am currently using it pretty much as only a firewall since my college doesn't allow wireless access points (that aren't their own) in my dorm. I tried HyperWRT for a bit and it also seemed to be very fast and stable. I've also had Satori running on my home's network with an uptime of the better part of a year. I currently have no reason to upgrade it since I don't live there and can't fix something if it goes wrong. Since I went to college for the year, there have only been two instances of being disconnected from the internet (I have the modem and router on a UPS)...both were because of the cable company though, not the router. I can definitely say that Satori is as stable as it gets (at least for what I was using it for). As long as you don't muck around with your router all the time, you should be okay though...but I know that's probably too much to ask. Most people here are probably the same way. I know I am ;)
  6. aaronamd

    aaronamd Network Guru Member

    just out of curiosity, why did'nt you like HyperWRT ?
  7. gotamd

    gotamd Network Guru Member

    I dropped HyperWRT because it's a pretty slim firmware and doesn't have all the features to play around with that DD-WRT has. I never had any "problems" of any kind with it. It was just my preference. I also haven't noticed any tangible speed difference between any of the various firmwares, however I don't put too much stress on my router most of the time (non P2P for me...just gaming and occasional file transfers over FTP).
  8. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    i dont like hyperwrt becuase it does not have to many features my personally i need everything even if i dont use it.
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