[TriLUG] Oh cool my router runs Linux!!!
Neil L. Little
nllittle at embarqmail.com
Fri Aug 1 14:41:13 EDT 2008
Talk about embracing linux/FOSS, I saw earlier this week that Atheos is
open sourcing its drivers on their 802.11n wireless chips
OlsonE at aosa.army.mil wrote:
> ...wow! that's awesome. I've been forecasting when the future N routers
> are out of draft which one I should go with...
> My only requirement is that it be able to load something OTHER than the
> "default" firmware you get from the company. It would be nice if they
> ran DD-WRT, since its simple enough to update and has all the features I
> -----Original Message-----
> From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
> Behalf Of David A. Cafaro
> Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2008 9:40 PM
> To: Triangle Users Group discussion list
> Subject: [TriLUG] Oh cool my router runs Linux!!!
> Ok, I had no clue that Netgear had in braced linux so much. I knew
> they had just released a g based router specifically for supporting
> linux hobbyists, but I just found this page:
> And download the firmware source code for my brand new WNR3500
> Wireless N gigabit switch router. In the source code includes full
> instructions for building the firmware from source so that you can
> load your own built firmware.
> Now not sure it includes everything you need for a working router, but
> this does have some potential, just need to dig further and see what's
> Anyone else notice this?
> David A. Cafaro <dac at trilug.org> <dac at cafaro.net>
> Cafaro's Ramblings: www.cafaro.net
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