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I have a WRT-54GL that I have had DD_wrt v24-sp2 mini on for about 2 years. The router does support Standard, VOIP or VPN builds. Would I really gain anything by getting the Standard? The mini already does more than I need.

This page has a comparison chart, and I don't really see anything I need.
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To be honest, if it ain't broke. Don't fix it.
But if you feel like you should upgrade it, then do so.
I installed DD-WRT like two years ago as well, updated it.
Nothing changed... lol
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To be honest, if it ain't broke. Don't fix it.
But if you feel like you should upgrade it, then do so.
I installed DD-WRT like two years ago as well, updated it.
Nothing changed... lol
Yea, that is where I am at. Mini works great for me and has loads of more options than the stock linksys firmware, half of which I don't even use.

I just did not know if their was anything a basic user (ie me) was missing staying on mini.
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Not really, other than maybe little tweaks here and there.
If you're the set it and forget it type. Doubt there is anything you need to change.
I basically updated and reset my settings and was off to the races.

I didn't see no difference in performance etc.
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Cool. I guess I will leave it be.
I had the stock firmware on it for about 2 years before I put Mini on it, and had it for another 6-7 month before I really did more than set up wireless security.

I now have it set to shut wireless off at 11:00 PM and back on at 5:00 AM since nobody is awake and using it, set the transmit power so their is minimal signal at the street (but still have good reception in the house) and limit total number of wireless clients to 4 (2 iPhones, my netbook and 1 for a guest if they need to get on). I also check on some of the useage statistics and such sometimes.
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