DD-WRT is a Linux based open source firmware for wireless routers and embedded systems.

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DD-WRT + Belkin router as Access Point = unreliable LAN

Our apartment complex, like most, is bathed in wireless signals. One computer in the house cannot get a reliable WiFi signal from our router. We had an old Belkin F6D4230-4 router lying around, and ...
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Convert phone line to Ethernet signal

I have DSL which comes into my house through the phone line. I then have a modem that it plugs into which handles connecting to the remote ISP. The modem has then several eithernet ports that can be ...
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Could installing DD-WRT speed up my Internet?

I believe that my router's firmware is causing me to get much lower Internet speeds than I should be getting. This is true for general browsing, downloading large files and uploading files. Would ...
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Is it possible to throw DD-WRT on a F5D8235-4 v2?

I have a F5D8235-4 v2 and I was looking to run IPv6 on it using DD-WRT, has anyone tried this? I haven't been able to find it listed in the router database.
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Is there an alternative firmware for the D-Link DIR-600 C1 wireless router? [duplicate]

I just bought a D-Link DIR-600 Wireless Router and was hoping to setup a VPN Server/Client using dd-wrt firmware. But unfortunately my hardware version of DIR-600, known as C1, is not supported by ...
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How can I set up a PXE-Boot server on DD-WRT?

At home I have a Cisco/Linksys E1000 flashed to DD-WRT (v24-sp2 (04/13/11) mini) and am trying to set it up as a PXE Boot server. There seems to be some info in the DD-WRT wiki which is slighty out of ...
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Using a WRT54GL as both point-to-point link and access point

Running DD-WRT on the WRT54GL, is it possible to connect an external directional antenna to one of the antenna connectors and have 1) a point-to-point Wi-Fi link with another WRT54GL (which has WAN ...
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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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How do I connect multiple devices to an ISP that gives web-based portal for logging in?

I have an ISP (Beam telecom, if it's relevant) that provides only a LAN cable connection. Using this, whichever site you initially open, you are redirected to its portal page where you are required to ...
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DD-WRT with native IPv6

My ISP provides native IPv6 support (ie. I can plug in my computer straight into the WAN and get an IPv6 address). However I can not get this working on DD-WRT. When I enable IPv6 and radvd in ...
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Help me figure out the maze of twisty passages that is the DD-WRT version id scheme

I'm trying to get a Netgear WNDR3300 set up with dd-wrt. In fact, I've already gotten it set up with dd-wrt. The problem is that I now want to get it up to the most recent stable firmware level, and ...
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DD-WRT Setting Up Guest Network

I have a router on which I installed DD-WRT firmware. I am trying to set up a virtual interface to use as a guest network. The guest network should be on the 192.168.8.0/24 subnet while our LAN is ...
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How can I make my router connect to the internet through a computer?

I have a router using DD-WRT firmware. I also have a computer that has a 3g wireless connection. How can I tell my router to access the internet through my computer? [edit: the computer with access ...
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DD-WRT SNMP OID for network traffic

I am looking for the OID on DD-WRT to monitor my interface traffic on LAN/WAN/WLAN. I've looked, but can't find any MIB's for DD-WRT. Can someone point me in the right direction? I've snmpwalk'ed the ...
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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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How do you add a MAC-based routing whitelist with DD-WRT and the OpenVPN client?

I have an OpenVPN client set up on my DD-WRT home router which maintains a VPN into my workplace. Slight problem: I don't want random lusers who access my wireless AP to have access to my company's ...
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Using DD-WRT and a network storage in my router's USB port for backup - feasible?

I'm planning in creating a backup storage, via rsync and SSH for all machines at home, using my new router that has an USB port (It's a TP-Link Tl-WR1043ND). I'm not planning to create a full-blown ...
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Why doesn't DD-WRT mount my external usb drive?

I'm running DD-WRT on a consumer router that has a usb port. An external drive that I've connected isn't being mounted for some reason. I have confirmed that the external drive works by connecting it ...
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dd-wrt - limit access to machine from outside world

In dd-wrt, can I limit access from the "outside world" to a single machine with a IP whitelist? So I want to allow access from a single "outside world" IP to a single machine on my network, and all ...
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My router destroys my USB disks?

I got a replacement usb disk 3 weeks ago from the local computershop and it is now destroyed again. It does not appear in Gparted, Windows or anything. I had the same issue with a new BlackArmor ...
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dd-wrt router crashes during big uploads, downloads are perfect

I download about 300GB monthly in big months and it’s always perfectly fine and router has uptimes of months, but when I start uploading a few gigabytes of data via FTP or via vSphere, the router ...
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New firmware for WRT Belkin F5D7632-4?

I have an older spare ADSL-modem/router/AP/switch from Belkin (F5D7632-4). I spent some time seeking an open source firmware ala OpenWRT or DD-WRT. My problem is that the chipsets do not seem to be ...
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service: not found optware on dd-wrt

i have just installed optware package on dd-wrt. when i execute service command, it cannot be found. What is wrong? screenshot is attached. ---- EDIT ----- my router is asus wl-520gu
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Asus WL-520gu as dedicated torrent downloader [closed]

I have Asus WL-520gu and have read many articles converting it to a dedicated torrent client. I need guidance ... Is it worth it ? Is it practical ? i mean by that is it practical replacement for ...
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How to force manual reconnect in DD-WRT PPPoE connection mode?

I've recently purchased a WRT54Gl router, and installed a DD-WRT (version micro) on it. The router is set in the PPPoE mode, which is connected via wire to the DSL modem. In order to change my ...
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Netgear router running DD-WRT shows incorrect interface bandwidths in SNMP

I recently switched to a Netgear WNDR3700 (v2) running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (02/19/11) std. It's basically working fine and I'm generally happy with it, but any tools that query the router via SNMP show ...
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Does DD-WRT QoS actually work?

There have been various reports of DD-WRT QoS not working (here, here and elsewhere). The DD-WRT QoS Documentation mentions some checks would indicate whether the proper priorities are being applied ...
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Setting up 2 wireless routers, how to extend?

I have 2 routers placed in my home, on each side and floor of the house. Internet access is located on ground floor and is plugged in Router 1 (R1). Router 1 runs a G-radio wireless with WPA2 AES ...
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DD-WRT: How to allow port forwarding to apply to requests originating from inside the LAN?

With the original firmware of my router I had port forwarding defined from port 80 to the server in the LAN, which I used in conjunction with an external dynamic DNS service. I've now upgraded to ...
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WRT54g router with DD-WRT firmware

I have a WRT54G router with DD-WRT firmware and have it set up as a wireless bridge. Currently it is connected to my main router and then I have a computer in the garage that connects to the WRT54G. ...
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Can a router have 5 IPs?

We have a Linksys wireless G router and a BT connection with 5 IPs. I have no idea how to set this up. Can this router take 5 IPs? I can't see anywhere on the admin panel to configure this. I have ...
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Enabling IPv6 support on a Linksys WRT400N router

I chatted with a Linksys support person and they said that the WRT400N doesn't have any facility for enabling IPv6. If I were to use an alternate firmware on the router, would IPv6 become available ...
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Is it possible to run Skype on my NAS or DD-WRT?

Ok so here is my setup: Qnap NAS > TS-210 Gigabit router/switch with DD-WRT (big-generic) multiple PC's 1 usb-to-phone box > Trust ST-1200 Internet Phone Station (this is pretty old...) 1 phone ...
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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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Second router on LAN is connected to other router via PPTP, but one network can't talk to the other

My ISP/Model router is set to 192.168.0.1 My DD-WRT is set to 192.168.0.80. A Linksys WRT300 that was flashed with a DD-WRT.BIN specifically for it (not the generic one). It uses the PPTP ...
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DD-WRT Seperate WLAN from LAN

I tried separating my WLAN from the lan following this tutorial. Unfortunately after the settings are changed, DCHP on the WLAN isn't working any more. I guess it may have to do with incorrect ...
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Time Capsule - Home made - OpenWrt router with usb disk acting as airport wireless device

I want to remove need of connecting my Time Capsule usb disk directly to usb on my macbook. I don't need any other functionality which Apple Time Capsule offer. Ideas/Questions Is it possible to ...
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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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Unable to connect to local computers in WAN of DD-WRT router.P2P networking not enables

I have Dlink DIR600 router and I upgraded to DD-WRT recently. We 7 students share an internet connection via wireless router. all 7 laptops are assigned an IP by router Problem is we are not able ...
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WOL - Wake On Lan over internet

My problem has become pretty specific but probably pretty easy to solve. I've followed numerous guides on the internet to setup wake on lan and managed to get it working quite good although I still ...
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Feedback to router users during access-restricted hours for DD-WRT

Following router schedule rules that I change often, the stock firmware on my D-Link 825NA rev. B redirects HTTP requests to a built-in "Access denied!" warning at appointed times. I just upgraded ...
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DD-WRT: How can I set up my router as an ad-hoc?

Title says it all. The type of network I'm allowed to have in my area is an ad-hoc, but I don't want to use a whole computer just to have wireless. So, is there a simple way to do this? Maybe with ...
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Boost strength of router using multiple router's network through WAN

I have D-Link dir-600 router with dd-wrt firmware. I have two more APs belonging to my neighbors. can I use these APs to boost my routers strength over WAN. I can have physical access to neighbors ...
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dd-wrt router blocks SOME https pages

My router (dlink dir-825 with dd-wrt firmware) for some mysterious reason blocks SOME (not all) https pages. One page to be exact. I don't know why. And It's definately router problem - the page is ...
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How can I re-enable the web interface of a dd-wrt router with no SSH or telnet connection?

I accidentally disabled my D-link router's web interface. I installed dd-wrt firmware on it. The router's SSH and telnet connections are disabled. I don't want to reset the router. How can I enable ...
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dd-wrt EoIP not working at all - need to bridge two routers across the web

I am having problems getting an EoIP working in dd-wrt. Basically, I want to bridge my home and office networks. Both locations have static IPs. Can't really figure out what's going on here or if it ...
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WRT610N v2 with DD-WRT: How do I configure wireless for dual channel (N 300MHz)?

I bought a Linksys router WRT610N v2 and I installed DD-WRT build 14896 preSP2 on it. I bought a Linksys Dual Bank Wireless N adapter for my laptop. I have no idea how to configure the router for ...
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How to install a program on a DDWRT hacked router

I need to install a program on a linux router. Can this also be done on a linksys router that has ddwrt installed on it? How?
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Factory reset on a DDWRT hacked router

I installed DDWRT on a linksys router and changed the default ip for the admin login. I'm trying to get back into the router but forgot what ip I changed it to. What would happen if I were to try to ...
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How to resolve Windows Update Error 8024402F on Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit?

I have been having the same problem with Windows Updates on 2 of my machines at home, both running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. One of the 2 machines is a brand new install, the other has run ...