[wsfii-discuss] Boycott Linksys WRT54G and Switch to Netgear
julian at informal.org.uk
Tue Nov 22 12:14:29 GMT 2005
On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 12:26:21PM +0100, Fred Pook wrote:
> Hi All,
> The trouble with the new v5 WRT54G is getting worse. Here in India the
> Linksys dealers are sending v5 and after complains do not have an
> alternative to replace them.
> I am visiting the community wireless project here in the mountains of
> Dharamsala at the moment and the project founder Yahel mentioned this
> much better engineered and feature rich little box,
>the Linksys WGT634U.
> Its OS is Open Source, see:
> It seems to run LEAF (Linux Embedded Appliance Firewall):
> It has an Atheros Mini-PCI and a USB2 port and openWRT is running, see:
> The USB port makes it possible to add a second Wi-Fi radio from an
> inexpensive USB wi-fi dongle and the double radio mesh box is now
> reality, as Yahel has field-proven in Dharamsala here.
> Prices for the WGT634U are dropping fast, I found $65 in the US, ?
> 79.50 in Germany and 65 pound in UK.
> So lets drop this foolish Linksys company and switch...
> Fred Pook (now renamed FreddyLa in Tibetan)
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