OMFG.... :drool: WRT-160NL

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by gbimmer3, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. gbimmer3

    gbimmer3 Addicted to LI Member

  2. virgocrush

    virgocrush Addicted to LI Member

    That's a sweet WRT54GL replacement...

    You'll probably see a DD-WRT variant first.

  3. bripab007

    bripab007 Network Guru Member

    Too bad it's only got a 100Mbit switch and not 1Gbit.
  4. Assman

    Assman Addicted to LI Member

    Thanks for the update gbimmer3, that's a sweet router indeed.

    However, to be honest, I don't need an upgrade simply because I've managed to tweak my setup so that I get the same speeds as direct setup modem to pc (with my isp's speeds 22/5 + pb). And my good old tm has never ever crashed on me :thumbup:
  5. baldrickturnip

    baldrickturnip LI Guru Member

    no WAN port.
  6. bripab007

    bripab007 Network Guru Member

    Huh?:confused: It's right there: [​IMG]
  7. baldrickturnip

    baldrickturnip LI Guru Member

    ok - thanks - I did not see it listed in the specs
  8. acollado

    acollado LI Guru Member

    My ASUS WL-500w isn't too far from that...

    Runs Linux (including OLEG w/ N support, DD-WRT, and Tomato)
    264Mhz Processor
    32MB Ram
    8MB Flash
    USB Port x2 (with HDD, printer, and webcam support)

    Oh wait I got it refurbished for $36 at newegg...
  9. Elbart

    Elbart LI Guru Member

    Router without WAN-port, that would make sense. ;)
  10. TheGIZ

    TheGIZ Network Guru Member

    Amazon has it for $82.99 today.

    I was about to pick up some of the 20 or so wrt-54gl units that they have on sale for $50.
  11. bripab007

    bripab007 Network Guru Member

    $20 says, even if you were able to overclock your Asus' CPU to 400Mhz, it'd not be able to perform anywhere near the MIPS that this processor does. It's for the same reasons an AMD Athlon XP overclocked to 3+Ghz is not as fast a processor as an Intel Core 2 Duo at 1.8Ghz.
  12. gawd0wns

    gawd0wns Network Guru Member

    Personally, I'm not buying anymore N stuff (aside from my wifi card) until it is finally standardized... And I'm not buying anymore 100mbit either...

    The WRT400N has all of the same features, and is 1gbps... plus I think it has a 680MHz processor!
  13. jsmiddleton4

    jsmiddleton4 Network Guru Member

    Maybe I'm looking right at it and don't see it. Where does the linksys/cisco site say it runs on linux? I see it supports linux, windows, Mac os, etc. Can't seem to find where it list its internal os is linux.
  14. virgocrush

    virgocrush Addicted to LI Member

  15. Christian72D

    Christian72D LI Guru Member

  16. wasp87

    wasp87 Network Guru Member

    WRT400N does not have Gigabit. Only 100mbps.
  17. jsmiddleton4

    jsmiddleton4 Network Guru Member

    Thanks virgo....

    I was busy reading specs, etc.
  18. Toastman

    Toastman Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    That thing reminds me of a crab tied up and waiting to be sold at the supermarket.....
  19. spliff

    spliff LI Guru Member

    Without dual band it will be of limited usefulness.

    I bought a Neatgear WNR834B and tried to run in 802.11N with dd-wrt. The speeds ranged from 40 mbps to 1 mbps. There are a lot of 2.4Ghz routers in my building. I can only assume the interference killed draft-n completely.

    I went back to my trusty WL-520GU running tomato. I will wait for a cheap dual band router with final N spec.
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