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Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by DarkMonki, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. DarkMonki

    DarkMonki LI Guru Member

    ok so my wrt54gs didnt work cause it was either a v6 or the router is crap. anyway i need a new one so can i have some suggestions. i would like it to be wired but with wireless also for a wii when i get one. is the WRT54GL only wireless? should i go for a wrt54gs but like v1? please assist
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    The WRT54GL is the rebadged WRT54G v4 which is linux based. The new GS version are all vxworks as well.

    best either a WRT54GL or if money and location is ok them the WRTSL54GS is the best option all round. is a WRT54GS + Lunux + USB + FTP/Media Server and it's CPU runs at 266 default. with loads of ram as well this baby is solid!
  3. DarkMonki

    DarkMonki LI Guru Member

    are they all wired? and how expensive are they? and is there a way to find out the version if buying online?
  4. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    wired and wireless. Port LAN ports and Wireless.
    pricing. take a look at the pricing from our Amazon Store


    no way to tel version with the WRT54G or WRT54GS. new ones are usually v6 or v7.

    the WRT54GL are usually v1.1 but it doesn't matter on the GL its linux

    The WRTSL54GS only has one version. v1.0

    do not buy a WRT54G or WRT54GS.
  5. DarkMonki

    DarkMonki LI Guru Member

    this is all american im afraid im all out english lol do you do the WRTSL54GS in UK ?? and whats so great about linux?
  6. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    I too am in the UK. unfortunetly your outta luck the unless you know someone in the US that can import it both I and Thibor did:)

    Linux. lets see now.

    check out the features added to the original firmware. the WRT54GL has support for 3rd party firmware. the list is somwhat outdated but still shows you what can be added!

  7. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

  8. DarkMonki

    DarkMonki LI Guru Member

    kk so just to get this clear my best options are the WRT54GL or get it imported? lol sorry i keep going on but it took me ages to persuade my dad to get the wrt54gs and then it didnt work =/
  9. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    the easiest option is the WRT54GL.

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