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Firmware:What can I do with dd-wrt/merlin/tomato that I cant do with ios 12.4/15.1?

Was thinking about getting the linksus wrt1900ac when it comes out but I already have a few 2811 routers. Curious as to what the wrt firmware offers that is different from ios. I'd like something for ...
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DD-WRT QoS traffic shaping sharing percentage of overall bandwidth

I'm using DD-WRT build 21402 on an Asus RT-N66U and I'd like to use QoS or some kind of traffic/bandwidth shaping to stop any one IP from using up more than 75% of the available bandwidth. I would ...
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How to get tomato-like features on modern wifi hub?

I used to run tomato (shibby) on an asus wifi router, and it was great. I could: -- Run scripts on a schedule to modify iptables (e.g. block facebook at certain hours) -- Regulate bandwidth on a per ...
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Trying to setup complex router configuration

I have an Asus RT-AC66U that I'm trying to use to satisfy a set of four rules: 1-allow wired clients to access the internet 2-allow wireless clients to access wired clients (via tcp and udp) 3-DO NOT ...
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Joining two routers together, but I have no access to the second router, although I know it's IP address and Gateway

I have temporarily moved into a rented apartment for 4 months, which has wireless. The trouble I am having is that the access points here are wifi only and no RJ45 and I need to use RJ45 to connect ...
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DDWRT client bridge with TomatoUSB

We have connected a DDWRT router as a "client bridge" to a router with Tomato firmware which works fine. However, clients connected to the DDWRT router (the client bridge) cannot connect to the ...
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Bridged Tomato network - problems with some devices on bridged wired segment

This is my network: Dotted lines indicate wireless connections, solid lines indicate Ethernet connections. I used two ASUS routers and Tomato to bridge my network. So I have have two wired ...
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Is an older router (b/g only) that supports DD-WRT or Tomato better than a new n supporting device?

I'm currently looking for a new router as my current one is dying and insecure. One of it's major problems is that it stopped getting updates from the manufacturer and doesn't support WPA2. Of the two ...
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Extend wireless from tomato to dd-wrt over ethernet cable

I have a tomato router upstairs (192.168.1.1 connected to modem for internet) and a dd-wrt router (192.168.1.2 connected to .1) downstairs. I have cat-5 running between the two routers. I would like ...
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Traffic shaping & monthly traffic limit in Tomato?

Is there a way to do a monthly traffic limit in Tomato, DDWRT or OpenWRT in addition to the regular QoS? This is for a house with several students sharing the internet. I.e. for a specific IP ...
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Which router firmware supports external drives, FTP, VPN, and BitTorrent?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL Router. I'm open to getting another router if it won't suit my needs. Which firmware should I install? Which version/build of the firmware? Any additional modifications I ...
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OpenWrt vs DDWrt

I have a TP-Link Wr1043ND router and I want to install one of these two firmwares: OpenWRT DD-WRT I read that I can install custom packages and do much more than I can with the original firmware. ...
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Running a LinkSys WRT400N router with 3rd party firmware

Does anyone have any experience with the LinkSys WRT400N router and installing 3rd party firmware on it? Is there a more stable choice between DD-WRT and Tomato? Any benefits one way or the other? ...
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Can I upgrade an ADSL router firmware to DD-WRT or Tomato?

I have an ISP-supplied ADSL modem/router with firmware upgrade options listed in the admin options. The router is probably not from one of the more popular router vendors - I could not find the model ...
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Can dd-wrt or tomato keep track of GB usage per billing period per device?

I want to be able to track the usage of each device connecting to our router so we can split up the ISP bill by usage. Can dd-wrt or tomato provide the stats I'd need to do this? Update: After a bit ...
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Does my Edimax BR-6524n support Tomato or DD-WRT?

I have an Edimax BR-6524n router. The Edimax website says it has 4 MB NOR Flash and 16 MB SDRAM. Can I install Tomato or DD-WRT on it? These are the ones that Jeff recommends, and I want to try ...
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if i install an open source router firmware, will my connection be more reliable?

I've got a Linksys WRT-54G wireless router. The connection is flaky. Once or twice a week I come home from work and can't connect to the wireless so I have to reset the modem. It's annoying. If I ...
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tomato and dd-wrt alternatives

Is there any other alternative for the most popular custom firmware for the router, dd-wrt and tomato. I have a tp-link wr340g router. And its not supported on both. I want the QOS(quality of service) ...
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Tomato/DD-WRT router to act as switch & only NAT some port

BACKGROUND: I have a device that must use a real IP address. Currently, my ISP uses DHCP and I can have up to 4 real IP address assigned. However, the cable modem only have 1 ethernet port and it's ...
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Tomato Firmware on Asus RT-N12

Has anyone gotten any luck with installing Tomato Firmware on an Asus RT-N12 and/or get WiFi 802.11n working? It seemed to flash correctly using the Asus Firmware and DD-WRT runs fine but it won't ...
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Migrating from DD-WRT to Tomato

Is it possible to switch to the latest version of Tomato on a router that's already running DD-WRT? Using the default Linksys firmware on my WRT54GL v1.1, I had to upload a micro version of DD-WRT ...
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Network Traffic Log

Background - On my "home" network I have a Linksys WTR45GL router providing my internet access as well as a wireless AP. Connected I have * 2 Windows PCs (wired) * At least one laptop (Wired) * Some ...
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OpenWRT/DD-WRT/Tomato-compatible wifi repeater?

I'd like to set up a wifi box to act as a repeater to pick up the somewhat weak signal of a friend's wifi router and make it available at my place. Ideally, I'd rather buy a device that supports the ...