Did anyone install a USB-port on his WRT54G v.2.0?

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by fleisi, Feb 6, 2005.

  1. fleisi

    fleisi Guest


    I somewhere read, that the hardware is capable of supporting USB. Did anyone mod his router by adding USB to it? I'd like it to serve as an independent fileserver, possibly with a flash "drive" serving via USB... - just dreaming ...
    Thanks for your answers,

  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    dont think usb was really a feature of the WRT54G, though you cna add serial ports to the wrt
  3. boiler

    boiler Network Guru Member

    What would a serial port allow you to do with the WRTs?
  4. t4thfavor

    t4thfavor Network Guru Member

    you could in theory use a serial modem to route dialup or have serial devices such as a thermometer in a remot location and then have access to it over the wire (or wireless) to get data.
    and you can have a hyperterminal fr administration (securer than internet or whatever) if yourparanoid
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