Tomato RAF (Victek) 1.28 problems

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by Darkknight512, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. Darkknight512

    Darkknight512 Networkin' Nut Member

    Hey guys, I'm new here maybe someone might know me from I have a WRT54GL that has been running DD-WRT for about a year and I thought I would try Tomato firmware. I was running Victek's mod for a while but the wifi would drop out about 4 times a day, I just moved to vanilla Tomato 1.28 and it has been working fine.

    Does anyone know a solution to my problem? Could it be just a bad flash?
  2. Azuse

    Azuse LI Guru Member

    Victeks 1.28.8525?
  3. Darkknight512

    Darkknight512 Networkin' Nut Member

    1.28 8615

    Standard Linux 2.6
  4. Azuse

    Azuse LI Guru Member

    You shouldn't be using 2.6 unless you have a very specific reason. Load 1.28.8525, clear nvram, problem solved.
  5. rilles

    rilles LI Guru Member

    WRT54GL w/2.6 is not a good match -- it doesn't have much memory to spare and 2.6 makes even less available. WiFi could be dropping out because you are running out of memory.

    Before I upgraded to Victek release from stock, I had random internet dropouts and DNS resolve errors. I later discovered it was from running many torrents and running out of free memory.
  6. adlerfra

    adlerfra LI Guru Member

    I have been running 15 devices (8 wired/7 wireless) with a WRT54GL V1.1 and Tomato RAF v1.28.8615 MIPSR1_RAF K26 Std. Uptime 14 days since K2.6 firmware flashed. CPU is overclocked to 250 MHz and Wireless Transmit Power set to 251 mW. I have not experienced wireless dropouts and my free memory stays around 50%. I do not run torrents. Web browsing and LAN performance has been fine. So, WRT54GL w/2.6 is a good match for me.
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