Free Software Magazine: Free Networks
Jun 13, 2006, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Turner)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"I returned from a wonderful vacation in Florida to discover
that my broadband cable service was no longer working. After some
troubleshooting, replacing some coax lines and connectors, I ended
up having to replace my Linksys cable modem/router combo unit. I
ended up going with a D-Link DCM-202 cable modem and a Linksys
WRTSL54GS, which is a router, firewall, 802.11g access point,
4-port switch, and even a USB port for external media storage.
However, the best part about the WRTSL54GS is that it is supported
by OpenWRT, a free software GNU/Linux distribution built to replace
the standard Linksys firmware. Obviously, doing so will void your
warranty. But in doing so, you will gain more functionality..."