can't upgrade from Shibby to FreshTomato

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by Pete Siemsen, Dec 30, 2018.

  1. Pete Siemsen

    Pete Siemsen New Member Member

    I've been running Tomato Shibby 1.40 on an Asus RT-AC66U for a long time. Specifically, tomato-RT-AC66U_RT-AC6x--140-AIO-64K.trx. Works great.

    That OS was released in May 2017, so today I thought I'd look around to see if there's something better. Looks like FreshTomato is it, but I couldn't install either of these:


    They both misbehaved the same - when I rebooted after the install, they went into a loop of sorts, with a period of about 40 seconds. I kept a ping running from my laptop, and the router would respond to pings for 10-15 seconds, then the link would fail, then it would respond again, etc. The lights on the router would go through repeating patterns.

    So I gave up and reinstalled Tomato Shibby.

    Any help appreciated.
  2. Sean B.

    Sean B. LI Guru Member

    Try the VPN build, if it's listed for the 66U.
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