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LinuxDevices: LinkSys Courts Linux Hackers with WRT54G"L"

Dec 02, 2005, 19:00 (9 Talkback[s])

"LinkSys last month switched the standard model of its ubiquitous WRT54G wireless router from Linux to VxWorks, starting with the 'series 5' version. Now, LinkSys is shipping a Linux-based WRT54GL model that it says it created specially for Linux hobbyists, hackers, and aficianados. The L version is identical to the 'series 4' WRT54G units that Linux hobbyists have long enjoyed hacking, according to the company.

"LinkSys's director of product marketing, Mani Dhillon, said LinkSys made the switch because, as a more deeply embedded system, VxWorks allowed the company to halve the amounts of Flash and RAM in the device, while retaining similar functionality..."

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