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I've got a Linksys WRT54G running Tomato firmware right now, but I want to upgrade to Wireless N. What are good routers that have opensource firmware support AND are compatible with the Mac implementation of Wireless N?

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The Netgear WNR3500L is advertised as an "open router", where installing custom firmware is supported. More information at There are claims it's not really "open-source" as the source code of all components is not available (more here).

No idea about the compatibility with the Mac implementation of Wireless N (isn't it supposed to be compatible anyway?).

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I had read some reports a while back about the Wireless N implementation used by Apple wasn't compatible with some routers. Maybe this is no longer the case. – EmmEff Oct 11 '09 at 13:03
I'm trying to keep a list of DD-WRT compatible N routers here:… – hyperslug Oct 12 '09 at 8:04

linksys have released another router named wrt160n or somethink like as a linux powered router ... check their website ...

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I was kind of looking for actual owner's reports but thanks. – EmmEff Sep 14 '09 at 1:48

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