Quite honestly, I've almost resolved myself to simply purchasing another router, but I wanted to run this one past everybody here before I spend the $$. I have a WRT54G v1.1 and have been running dd-wrt v2.3 for quite a while. Until recently. For whatever reason (unknown), the router went south over the weekend -- no GUI, no ping, etc. I finally resorted to TFTP upon power-up to re-flash with the original Linksys firmware (WRT54G_2.00.8_US_code.bin). Fortunately, this worked after a few tries, except for the fact that I could only connect via the WAN port (LAN ports were dead -- what gives?). I've run across this in the past and the dd-wrt firmware seemed to fix the port problem -- no clue why it happens in the first place. However, when I attempted to flash with the dd-wrt image (dd-wrt.v23_mini_generic.bin) via the Linksys GUI, the router became unresponsive again -- no GUI, no ping, etc. I've tried this cycle (Linksys --> dd-wrt) a few times, and the router only responds to the original linksys firmware at this time. Frankly, if the LAN/WAN ports weren't backwards, I'd call it a day and stick with the Linksys firmware. Any ideas, or is this thing a lost cause?