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WRT54G firmware upgrade disaster

Discussion in 'Sveasoft Firmware' started by tilleuls, Oct 4, 2005.

  1. tilleuls

    tilleuls Guest

    Could you please help me or give me a way to find a solution to this problem

    I just performed a firmware upgrade :

    * using the Alchemy v. 1.0 firmware as found on www.wrt54g.net

    * on a WRT54G v1.1 which before had its old Linksys firmware version 1.43 or something

    * via the web interface

    The upgrade seemed to be successful, but then I could not “continueâ€. And since, it is impossible to reach my router again :

    * the leds seem to be OK

    * but I’m unable to reach the router via its Web interface (typing 192.168.1.1 in the address bar)

    * I cannot ping it using the same IP address : timeout !

    * there’s no access to the Internet via the router (to send this message I had to connect my PC directly to my modem)

    * I don’t know if a router upgrade resets all previous settings, but I had not changed the default router address before performing the upgrade

    * Important : I try to reach it via an ordinary Ethernet connection (no wireless access)

    * the Ethernet hub is OK (I can see and reach other PC’s on the local network)

    Thanks very much for your answer !

    Pierre
     
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    press the reset button for 30 Seconds. then release it. wait for it to reboot, and see if that helps.
     

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