But, the WRT54G is famous not so much for what it is, but what it can be.
The code's licensing terms required Linksys to make the source freely available.And thus an ecosystem was born, as programmers added to, debugged and enhanced the stock code, filling it out with advanced and convenient networking features not normally seen in relatively cheap routers, or sometimes in any routers at all.The TFTP program would show "Erasing...." for few seconds, then crash, and then the router would boot normally. Then I tried again to follow the instructions in the wiki. But this time, the TFTP procedure didn't work to get access to the normal linksys gui.Then I used the management mode gui to upload My54g again. Mikro Tik's The Dude This free tool delivers many of the same capabilities that you'd find in pricey network monitoring tools.
As long as you don't mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download. Microsoft Windows Home Server If you have a home network, you'll welcome the easy file sharing, remote access and the image-based backup features of Windows Home Server. Iomega Stor Center Network Hard Drive Iomega's fourth generation Stor Center Network Hard Drive brings many of the features found in higher-end storage devices down to an attractive price.If you don’t you will get a generic MAC address on your router and a generic MAC address will mean most ISP won’t let you connect to the Internet.Here is how to do it properly: ____________________________________________________________________________ PROBLEM AND WORKAROUND TO AN INACCESSIBLE LINKSYS WRT54G V6.0 ROUTER--- may be good for V5 as well.As flexible as the WRT54G is, though, choosing one can also be confusing all 54G's are not created equal.