Able to ping my 54GS V7.2 but cant load firmware tftp

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Bricked76, Dec 4, 2008.

  1. Bricked76

    Bricked76 Addicted to LI Member


    My friend just gave me a bricked 54gs v7.2 and I can ping it. I put my nic on the same network etc. etc. The tftp.exe utility i downloaded just cant seem to connect and load the bin... I had it set to 10 attemps also. Is there another method? Im kinda a noob with all this and i wanna use this router as a repeater for the third floor of my place and want to install tomato on it just like the one i have on my first floor.:cool:

    Thank you all kindly,
  2. mstombs

    mstombs Network Guru Member

    No chance with Tomato, your only choice of 3rd party is dd-wrt, but you need to remove the vxworks OS and bootloader. Suggest you seek advice over on their forums, the thread re "Linksys WRT54 Gv8/GSv7 flashing instructions" is only 76 pages long...
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