wrt54g v3 turning off orange cisco light

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by avenger07, Apr 12, 2006.

  1. avenger07

    avenger07 Guest

    after upgrading to the new dd-wrt firmware, the orange cisco light keeps turning on. anyone know how to keep it off?
  2. gotamd

    gotamd Network Guru Member

    You can press the button to change the color/turn it off. Other than that, I'm pretty sure there are some commands you can pass to it, but I can't remember them right now.
  3. NateHoy

    NateHoy Network Guru Member

    The command is "led", the syntax (as stolen from Thibor's page - thanks, Thibor) is as follows:

    led <white/amber/dmz/diag/wl> <on/off> [...]

    white (can be abbreviated to wh) - white LED behind Cisco logo
    amber (can be abbreviated to am) - amber LED behind Cisco logo

    Commands can be chained together.

    "led wh off am off" will turn off both the LED's.
  4. trey504

    trey504 Network Guru Member

    led wh off am off does not work for me i use

    /sbin/gpio enable 2
    /sbin/gpio enable 3
  5. anectine17

    anectine17 Network Guru Member

    OK...I bricked my GS ver. 2 that I got on ebay playing with telnet, commands, etc....stuff I don't understand and have no business messing with. (It's for sale again on ebay [9721891737] as a brick if anyone's interested). So, today I made a list of about 20 stores in Boise where I might find a GS ver. 2, 2.1, or 3. I wanted the SES button (ver. 2 or above), but still wanted the full 32/8 memory (up to ver. 3). First place I went was Office Max. Must have been my lucky day. In amongst about 10 ver. 4's and 5's (s/n CGN6xx and 7xx), was a lone CGN4xx....a version 2.1!! Brand new!! On sale for $ 69!! Well, it's sitting here all nice and shiny waiting to be flashed with DD-WRT. My question is (after bragging about my turn of fortune!), how does one enter a command script? This particular thread discusses what to enter, but I need to know EXACTLY how to go about it....step by step in minute detail!! Can someone please explain it to me in easy to understand terms? I am about half bright, but stuff like this terrifies me. Especially after bricking the other one!! So if someone would be so kind as to explain how I get "inside" (telnet, ssh, etc.), what I enter and where, when to hit enter, when to reset, etc., I would be forever grateful. And if you ever need medical questions answered, I can handle that.....that's easy.....this script stuff is complicated as hell!! Thanks for letting me ramble!!

    Alden :help:
  6. sufrano63

    sufrano63 Network Guru Member

    I believe all you have to do is wired your PC directly to your router. Set your PC IP address to, then ping the router makign sure you can talk to the router.

    - Open a Windows Dos Prompt and type telnet
    - enter username as "admin" or "root"
    - enter password

    That's it
  7. anectine17

    anectine17 Network Guru Member

    Huh ??? I know how to telnet in...that's how I bricked the other router!! What I'm asking is what commands to enter, where to enter them, etc., in order to change the function/color of the SES LED's.
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