Need some firmware advice.

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by nagual, Apr 13, 2005.

  1. nagual

    nagual Network Guru Member

    I have a linksys wrt54g ver 2.2. I am wanting to run a web/ftp/email server, play some games, so i need a few more port forwards than the stock firmware gives me. Also I am trying to fix a connection drop issue, where all of a sudden I will be able to get onto the router, but not the internet from any computer in my network. Any suggestions on which firmware to use?
  2. Manip

    Manip Network Guru Member

    Out of all of one option I suggest you pick the only firmware that works.
  3. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    i dont think that this is a firmware problem. this could be a hardware problem. try to see if you have configured the router right to conect to your isp. when this happens does the wrt drop wireless too. if not then it could be a problem with your isp. if it does then a problem with the wrt.

    even if you change the firmware on the router you might not sovle the problem you could make it worse because most firmwares out there are in beta.
  4. t4thfavor

    t4thfavor Network Guru Member

    well i am not sure which one has the most forwards but some good ones are dd-wrt and satori i dont have my router here but i can check later and let you know. i run dd-wrt now and i used to run satori

    jagboy has dd-wrt also and is always on. just ask him.
  5. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    i think that you could use iptables to do more port forwards right?
  6. Guyfromhe

    Guyfromhe Network Guru Member

    yeah you can setup port fwds though iptables, quite a few actually.
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