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I ordered a Belkin router and wanted some input on firmware. It's a Belkin Share Max N300 F7D7301 wireless router. Anybody have some experience with these two builds? The Tomato has USB and NTFS support.
http://www.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Product_Id=522109

dd-wrt.com/others/eko/V24-K26/svn15396/dd-wrt.v24-15396_NEWD-2_K2.6_mega.bin

tomato-K26USB-1.28.7497.1MIPSR2-Toastman-RT-Ext.trx
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Personally I like Tomato myself. The interface is much cleaner smile.gif.
Only thing about DD-WRT is there is more support so more devices are supported on it.
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Yea I've got Tomato on a old WRT54GS now. This new router has two USB ports and Gigabit port so I was wondering if their was any difference between how well DD-WRT and Tomato handled printer and HDD USB connections and such.
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I have DD-WRT Mega on my WNR3500L, it also has usb support. Its super stable and has many features. I like the dd-drt interface personally, its laid out easily and offers many options. I havent used the usb port at all, as my printer is already wireless and I have a home server. DD-WRT does offer usb storage and printer support and has a built in NAS server. Though Your gonna be limited to usb 2.0 speeds over your gigabit connection.
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Went with Tomato and have my printer set up on it.
Got it here for $22 shipped,they show 100+ in stock now.

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I have a Canon MP460 connected to the new router running Tomato and had no problem getting the printer to work but can't seem to get the scanner to function.Followed the Tomato instructions and no luck.Windows 7 64,any idea's?
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