[TriLUG] Get a router now! - Re: newbie needs help with IP setup, part 2: static IP?
jeremyp at pobox.com
Wed Dec 5 18:16:13 EST 2007
Jeremy Portzer wrote:
> Just remove the minihub and replace it with a (4 or 5 port) router, as
> previously said many times. The consumer-level routers are ideal for
> this application. Any that you can pick up at Intrex or Best Buy will
> do. But the ideal one might be the WRT54GL because you could replace it
> with OpenWRT or similar advanced firmware in the future if you need.
> (Note: the current WRT54Gs don't run the Linux firmware, and probably
> aren't found in stores; the WRT54GL is most likely to be found online.)
Correction, it's the Linksys WRT54GL that isn't likely to be found in
stores. The stores sell the WRT54G which now has a different processor
and won't run the popular alternative firmwares. Hence, look for the
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