It can be flashed, and work is being done to port OpenWRT to this board [35]. A window will pop up prompting you for a username and password to access the configuration page for your router. Now click on the Edit MAC Filter List button to pop up a new window shown below where you will enter the MAC Address, also known as Physical Address, for each computer that you will be using to connect to your wireless network. Antennas can be removed. Jackson specializes in topics related to literature, computers and technology. Instead, version 8 routers simply route thin wires into antenna ‘shells’ eliminating the connector. Insert the two-pronged AC adapter for the Linksys router into a wall outlet.

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The administration page appears. Added SpeedBooster technology Broadcom Afterburner technologyclaims to boost the throughput of A special router is not needed to use the service, but the T-Mobile branded routers are supposed to enhance the telephone’s battery life. Archived from the original on Connect to the network with your computer. Uses VxWorks OS and reduced Flash Memory; not compatible woreless most third-party firmware, although the “VxWorks killer” utility allows some third-party open source firmware to be loaded on this and future versions.

How to Set Up a Linksys WRT54G Wireless G Router |

On this screen you should change the Router Name from its default value to something unique so that your Base Station will not be confused with linskys. Retrieved January 23, The flash chip on this unit is Intel TE28F Huawei E is also supported; firmware upgrade maybe needed. Click the Save Settings button at the bottom of the Filter List window and then Continue when the Wirelese are successful dialog is displayed.


Next, click on the Wireless tab at the top of the settings screen. VxWorks killer must be used prior to flashing, otherwise, it will refuse to flash.

Switched to Atheros SoC. By appropriately changing the value of the firmware byte 0x26, the WRT54GC can be cross-flashed with firmware based on the same reference platform.

Since Linksys routers are meant to provide quick access to their provided network, you can connect the router to your modem, get on the network and log on to the Linksys administration page, where you can finalize your setup by managing security settings. List of wireless router firmware projects.

Linksys WRT54G series

Insert the other end into the Ethernet jack labeled “Internet” on the back of the Linksys router. Archived from the original on 8 December The “C” in the router number stands for compact, as the unit measures 4″ by 4″ by 1″ sireless an internal antenna.

Also capable of SecureEasySetup, but use of the logo button and lighting wirelrss the new LEDs behind it requires firmware upgrade. Enter a username of “admin” and leave the password field blank.

Linksys WRT54G series – Wikipedia

Since less physical RAM is available in this and future models, the third-party firmware popular open source projects were modified into special “micro” versions. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This should be a different password than the one you setup for WEP encryption, but should also be atleast 6 to 8 characters in length.


When you are first setting up a network for your office or business, you will probably go with a wireless router that can handle network encryption, such as a Linksys router. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Accessed 28 December It can be 5g4, and work is being done to port OpenWRT to this board [35].

How to Set Up a Linksys WRT54G Wireless G Router

This is because it uses Atheros components i. Switched wwireless VxWorks OS and reduced flash memory and RAM; not compatible with most third-party firmware, although the “VxWorks killer” utility allows some third-party open source firmware to be loaded. Finally click on the Administration tab at the top of the page. Finally click Save Settings and then Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed.

Switched to newer Broadcom SoC. One alteration is that the internal numbering scheme of the 4-port switch changed in this model, from 1 wireleds 3 4, to 3 2 1 0.