[lug] Re: [CLUE-Tech] Re: CLUE-Tech digest, wireless use

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Thu Sep 23 14:17:42 MDT 2004

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>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Motykowski <peter at motyka.org> writes:

Peter> Ah, the wrt54g.  I have one of these and have been looking at
Peter> websites that offer hacked firmware with extra features.  Have
Peter> you tried any of these?  Ideally, I would like to SSH to my
Peter> wrt54g and tune firewall rules using ip(chains|tables).  Am I
Peter> dreaming?

Not at all. I do that all the time. ;) 

A great source of information about the various firmwares is: 


They have links to downloads of several of the modified ones. 
Most of the modified ones have ssh available. 

The wrt54g uses iptables. 

(none):[~]# uname -a
Linux (none) 2.4.20 #2 Wed Jun 30 19:42:03 EDT 2004 mips unknown
(none):[~]# cat /proc/cpuinfo
system type             : Broadcom BCM947XX
processor               : 0
cpu model               : BCM3302 V0.7
BogoMIPS                : 199.47
wait instruction        : no
microsecond timers      : yes
tlb_entries             : 32
extra interrupt vector  : no
hardware watchpoint     : no
VCED exceptions         : not available
VCEI exceptions         : not available
dcache hits             : 4244635258
dcache misses           : 976341037
icache hits             : 1041543
icache misses           : 1006119548
instructions            : 0
(none):[~]# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by    Tainted: P
ip_nat_proto_gre        1840   0 (unused)
ip_nat_pptp             2476   0 (unused)
ip_conntrack_pptp       3100   1
ip_conntrack_proto_gre    2760   0 [ip_nat_pptp ip_conntrack_pptp]
wl                    348968   1
et                     22256   1

Peter> Peter

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Peter> home said:
>> I'm assuming you mean as an AP or wireless router.  Both are good,
>> linksys (wrt54g) is hackable.  Stay away from Belken.  Early
>> versions of Konq. and Galeon didn't handle the web interface of my
>> D-Link 604 wired rtr correctly, but I haven't had problems
>> recently.
>> jim
>>> Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 17:48:11 -0400 From: Angelo Bertolli
>>> <angelo at freeshell.org> To: clue-tech at clue.denver.co.us Subject:
>>> [CLUE-Tech] wireless cards / router Reply-To:
>>> clue-tech at clue.denver.co.us
>>> I'm looking at building a wireless network at home (instead of
>>> using phoneline technology), and I was wondering if anyone could
>>> tell me what might work with linux hassel-free.  Which should I
>>> get?  D-Link or
>> Linksys?
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