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LinuxDevices: Linux Hackers Re-claim the Linksys WRT54G

Jun 27, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"As predicted, the open source community has come up with a way to convert VxWorks-based LinkSys wireless WRT54G routers to Linux. The process does not require hardware hacking, and installs a recent version of 'DD-WRT micro.'

"A version of Linux that supports the VxWorks-based 'series 5' WRT54G has been available since April, when the DD-WRT project created its 'micro' edition, with a 1.7MB footprint. However, the firmware could only be installed on routers modified to expose their JTAG ports..."

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