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Old November 2, 2008, 03:25 AM
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which is best... please be honest...

i mean.. i just can't sleep so i thought why not flash my wrt54g v5... i successfully installed it...

later i tried to find a guide for firewall... i mean [strikeline]i am not sure which is correct ip for my computer... like 192.168.0.101 or 192.168.0.102,etc[/strikeline] never mind... i should scroll up because i never see that long list in commend...

i accidently found this article, DD-WRT vs. Tomato: Winner is Tomato | Mark Wagner - Yet Another Blog

and found another

DD-WRT vs Tomato: Clear choice? | Wright PC Consulting, LLC

so what is your opinion?
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Old November 2, 2008, 05:32 AM
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using DD-WRT on 2 WRT54GL linksys router since 4 days (wanted to have a wireless bridge between the living room and the computer room downstairs without doing a bunch of holes) and the stock firmwire wouldn't let me do that.

the DD-wrt did and its working like a charm

DD-wrt got my vote
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Old November 2, 2008, 07:30 AM
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Tomato gets mine.

I've used pretty much every firmware you can use on the Linksys routers and Tomato has the best features and overall setup.
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Never used Tomato so I can't say which is better. I have used wrt on a good half dozen routers though and it works great.
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Never used Tomato so I can't say which is better. I have used wrt on a good half dozen routers though and it works great.
Try Tomato you'll wish you wondered why you hadn't.
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I installed Tomatoe 1 month ago, and I love it!
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Old November 3, 2008, 02:01 PM
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i just found out that it will not support my wrt54g v5

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Tomato is not compatible with Linksys WRT54G/GS v5-v7 or newer WRT54G/GS routers. These routers do not run Linux. See the Linksys WRT54GL router if you are interested in making a Tomato-compatible purchase.
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but... dd-wrt is linux?
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The version 5-7's only have 8mb of on board memory, Earlier versions have 16. DD-WRT makes a cut down version for these, Tomato doesn't.
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yes i know... as i read wiki...

wel... its too bad, so i will keep dd-wrt... or suggest me for other firmware?
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OpenWRT is decent oo.
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