[wsfii-discuss] What wifi router to use
steve at villagetelco.org
Sun Nov 20 08:47:38 GMT 2011
On 19 November 2011 17:15, Breno Jacinto <brenojac at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Steve,
> I just bought a model like that, but I was aware that it supports
> exclusively 802.11n. It seems that the current MP version is only b/g and
> thus would not be inter-operable with it, correct?
The WR703 does support 802.11bg. Terry Gillett has now got a working
firmware for it that interoperates with the Mesh Potato. See this
thread for the entire saga
> I also bought this model (WR710N) -
> since it supports 802.11b/g/n and (possiblity?) is flash-able to run openwrt
> / BATMAN?
> I cant wait to put my hands on them :)
Unless I'm mistaken, Terry Gillett has these units working too.
> best regards,
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> 2011/11/19 Steve Song <steve at villagetelco.org>
>> Hi Ramnarayan,
>> A number of people in the Village Telco community have been using the
>> TP-Link WR703 and have had good success using OpenWRT and batman-adv.
>> Cheers... Steve Song
>> On 19 November 2011 09:06, Ramnarayan.K <ramnarayan.k at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi
>> > Friends , hope all is well you side !
>> > needed some advice of which wi-fi router would be a good one to buy (in
>> > India) - with the following specs
>> > - one in which the firmware can be upgraded (am thinking to the openwrt
>> > firmware - unless there is a better firmware for a community mesh
>> > network)
>> > - possibility to powered by solar
>> > This wifi router would be test router , initially just for a home
>> > network
>> > and later on this would be scaled up to more nodes.
>> > a friend suggested the Linksys WRT54gh - retailing for Rs 2000 (in
>> > India).
>> > But this link http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/start#linksys does not show
>> > this
>> > specific model
>> > so look forward to you advice
>> > regard
>> > --
>> > Ram
>> > Munsiari
>> > Uttarakhand
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