a few wrt54gs questions

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by schembo2000, Aug 15, 2005.

  1. schembo2000

    schembo2000 Network Guru Member

    I've been doing a lot of research about this router and making a bridge between two of these routers. My main question is: will the newest version of this router be able to make a wireless bridge? I've been reading that the newest version ( i think it is v 3.0) has not had any 3rd party firmware written for it and that the original linksys firmware does not support bridging.

    so, is it worth it to get the newest version? These routers are only going to be used as bridges, so i don't care about actual routing.

    any comments or suggestions are welcome! thanks for the help :)
  2. schembo2000

    schembo2000 Network Guru Member

  3. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    Try DD-WRT, there is a transparent bridge mode. You do not have to get the latest version. When doing firmware updates, always reset to factory default setting and do the upgrade from a wired ehternet connection.
  4. schembo2000

    schembo2000 Network Guru Member

    right, i was thinking that is the firmware i was going to use, but i need to know if it will work on the latest version of the wrt54gs? thanks for the info though. :thumb:
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