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What custom firmware works with Asus WL-520g? (Note this is not 520gU, 520gC, etc.)

I failed to flash it with Tomato (Tomato_1_28_ND.zip) - the admin UI does not accept the file, and when trying to tftp the file as adviced for 520gU all I get is this:

Transfering file tomato-ND.trx to server in octet mode...
Error occurred during the file transfer (Error code = 0):
Error in SendPacket() call.

I just saved the router form rather unsuccessful flash to DD-WRT (after few hours the router fell into coma), and I'd like to keep it as a backup should the new one die or whatever. (Unfortunately the stock firmware does not support WOL.)

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The Micro version of DD-WRT is alleged to work OK? dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Supported_Devices#Asus –  Linker3000 Jan 3 '11 at 21:35
    
I've tested both of them, but there seem to be a problem of CPU load locking at 100%. After a while of playing with web-UI the router ceases to respond. –  Jaroslav Záruba Jan 5 '11 at 11:50
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OpenWRT can be stripped down to run. You will have minimal memory and space. You may be able to add network disk storage.

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Thanks BillThor, but that'd require to learn how to build/compile this stuff, wouldn't it? –  Jaroslav Záruba Jan 5 '11 at 10:42
    
@Jaroslav Unfortunately it would. The documentation indicates your router has extremely limited resources. –  BillThor Jan 6 '11 at 3:27
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