My WRT54G just died....

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by rickh1, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. rickh1

    rickh1 Guest

    What's up with this?

    I just turned my PC on and noticed the "Local Area Network" icon in the task bar had a red "X", therefore I looked up at my Lnksys wireless router to find the power LED was on, but very dim, and the red "Diag" LED on continuously. The Wall Power Supply is outputting +5Vdc and the reset button has no effect. Am I looking at dumping more money into another Linksys piece of crap (again)???
  2. RTSAnime

    RTSAnime Network Guru Member

    What version WRT?
    Are you running custom firmware?
    When did you last flash it?
    Did you try a hard reset?
    Have you gone through the debricking guides?
    Have you tried a different power supply (like a friends or something)?
  3. jksmurf

    jksmurf Network Guru Member

    5V...must be a WRT54Gv1.0. A forum search will reveal they have a history of bad power supplies. I discovered this after I bought two GS v1.1's.

    You can probbaly get it back by just buying a new Power Supply. OR (search my threads) rip out the miniPCI and stick it in a Notebook and with a new PS you can still use the WRT54G as a wired Hub or Switch. Of course you will need a new router though .... :)

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