i would like to run an open gateway... howto

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by t4thfavor, Mar 9, 2005.

  1. t4thfavor

    t4thfavor Network Guru Member

    ok i play games that is all i do with my router.

    when i have access to cable is there anyway that i can set it (wrt54g) up to just forward ports automagically without setting up rules.?
    i play warcraft three which uses port 6112-6119 not at the same time.

    anyone who can help me with this router ?
    it would be greatly appreciated

    also i have a friend who has a netgear something 54 i would like to do the same with.
  2. dabodude

    dabodude Network Guru Member

    You have to use Port Triggering.
    For warcraft just forward the following ports:
    4000 and
  3. t4thfavor

    t4thfavor Network Guru Member

    that is true but with the sveasoft firmware i do not see the option for port trggering on the config page. there is one when i ssh into the router but it does not seem to do anything when i set it up.

    i save changes it just goes to the successful page then back to the config page and it is again blank.
  4. t4thfavor

    t4thfavor Network Guru Member

    i imagine that this prob will be fixed on the next pub release of the sveasoft firmware
  5. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    port triggering should be in the apps and gaming tab if i am not mistanken.

    i am not sure why this would happen maybe your nvram is currupt. you cannot fix it with a simpe hardrest or power cycle. but you have to run a script i forget what it was. assoon as i find it i will post it.
  6. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    You can erase nvram by "cat /dev/zero >/dev/mtd/3" from telnet console. Ignore the error "No space left on device" (/dev/zero has no end-of-file). Before ersasing doublecheck with "cat /proc/mtd" that mtd/3 actually refers to nvram
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