802.11b WiFi Channels

In the United States and Canada there are 11 channels available for use in the 802.11b 2.4GHz WiFi Frequency range. This standard is defined by the IEEE. Channel Lower Frequency Center Frequency Upper Frequency 1 2.401 2.412 2.423 2 2.404 2.417 2.428 3 2.411 2.422 2.433 4 2.416 2.427 2.438 5 2.421 2.432 2.443 6 2.426 [...]

Recovering From A Failed Firmware Flash on WRT54GL Using DD-WRT .v24

Flashing a WRT54GL v1.1 directly from stock (Linksys) firmware to Standard v24-sp2 will result in a failure. But, you might be able to ping the interface on the router ( If so, the following will help ‘un-brick’ a failed firmware flash… Download the following two items: http://www.i-lan.com.au/downloads/tools/Router_Tools/V4.1.0/Router_Tools_V4.1.0.zip http://downloads.linksysbycisco.com/downloads/FW_WRT54GL_4.30.12.3_US_EN_code.zip The first is a TFTP router tool, the second is the stock [...]

Flashing a WRT54GL with DD-WRT

The following TWO (2) firmware versions should be downloaded in advance onto the PC that will be used for this operation: 1) The mini version used for the 1st flash: http://www.dd-wrt.com/routerdb/de/download.php?file=1190  2) The standard version used for the 2nd flash: http://www.dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv2/downloads/others/eko/BrainSlayer-V24-preSP2/07-21-09-r12533/broadcom/dd-wrt.v24_std_generic.bin    The procedure for flashing is pretty straight forward. Toss the included CD and the [...]