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It's a sad day... (WRT54GS Has been bricked)

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So, after attempting to fool with DD-WRT to get a second VAP setup so our guests can access our network without a WPA2 password, and other things, it randomly bricked.

Bootloader seems to be corrupted, and I don't have a JTAG Pin to make it work.

So, I ma going to let it sit for a day or two, and hopefully it will fix itself.

Otherwise, I need a cheap WAP that is DD-WRT compatible, but, capable of handling two VAP's, and needs to be DD-WRT capable.

Suggestions?

I was thinking of just going with a WRT54GL, or ASUS RT-16N, or some other newer router.
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post #2 of 7
http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_from=R4...All-Categories

JTAG's on eBay.
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I am aware that they are on Ebay, but, I don't have a parallel port on my computer, and I don't have a soldering iron.
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post #4 of 7
Ah. Personally, I'd probably go with the RT-N16.
I'd start investing in N routers rather than spending money in G routers.
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Well, I already have a WRT350N from Linksys, that is running Optware.

So, if I were to get that router, that would make me want to switch everything up again.

I found a pretty sweet deal on one, (20 dollars cheaper then newegg), decisions, decisions + lack of money currently.
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post #6 of 7
Never heard of Optware, I've been using DD-WRT since it's beginning days.
I've looked into Tomato but it doesn't look like it offers as much as DD-WRT does.
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Optware is a DD-WRT package.
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