Is signal boosting firmware available for WRT54G v5?

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by waldvogelmj, Nov 16, 2005.

  1. waldvogelmj

    waldvogelmj Guest

    Just picked up v5 of the WRT54G and am having problems getting a signal throughout my house. I've seen many third party firmware upgrades that allow signal boosting for earlier versions of the router, but can't find one for v5. Does anyone know of a firmware that will boost the signal on my v5 router?
  2. VadWiser

    VadWiser Network Guru Member

    There is no such firmware yet. However it's easier for you to replace the stock antenna. A directional antenna would be the answer for your problem. You don't have to spend a fortune (altough I bought the HighGain Linksys Antennas of 7db each), look here:
    DIY Antenna
  3. will792

    will792 Network Guru Member

    It is most likely that you would never find third-party firmware for v.5. The Linksys firmware is based on VxWorks so the source is not published by Linksys or any other company. The only option is to shrink in half original Linux based firwmare. It is somewhat unlikely that it can be done.

  4. SteelersFANinMA

    SteelersFANinMA Network Guru Member

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