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is the project dead?

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#1 seta-san

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 05:05

it hasn't been updated in a couple years.


#2 myxomatosis

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 05:27

I use Tomato USB anyway on my WRT610N. Faster, more stable, lighter and better interface/features.

If your router is supported, you should give it a try. You may never come back to DD-WRT :p

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#3 myxomatosis

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 07:31

And it supports some neat features.

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#4 strekship

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 08:23

Yeah, I used to be a big fan of DD-WRT, but I was having some issues so i decided to try out Tomato USB on my WRT-160N and have not looked back.

#5 DigitalE

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 08:46

LOVE Tomato. I wish I could run it on my Apple Time Capsule. :(

#6 myxomatosis

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 08:56

LOVE Tomato. I wish I could run it on my Apple Time Capsule. :(


Well... the Time Capsule firmware is somehow limited, but is very stable ;)

#7 +InsaneNutter

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 09:34

Tomato is the way to go, i was a big fan of DD-WRT for a couple of years however switched to Tomato in 2008 and never looked back.
It's running rock sold on my Asus RT-N16 and copes with my recently upgraded 100mbit internet with ease.

Got my router running IPV6 & Open VPN, plus updating a domain in-case my IP ever changes.

IPV6:

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Open VPN:

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I also quite like how you can check your bandwidth usage history:

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It can even act as a print server / nas, although i have a server for tasks like that. It will probably handle and networking related task you wish to do at home with ease anyway (Y)

#8 alexander3133

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 09:53

Actually they did update, just that they do not made it official release.
Latest build is 20th July 2012

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#9 strekship

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 18:55

Yes, there are still new builds being made, but many of them have issues. The latest recommended build for Broadcom based routers listed in the forums is over a year old.

#10 helpifIcan

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 16:21

Mine is from 1/12/08 if it works why worry. I haven't rebooted or had a problem since forever.

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 16:39

DD-WRT is still very much alive, many updates this year alone, they just haven't updated the main router database for ages so the builds it finds for your router are ancient

New builds are on the FTP here
ftp://ftp.dd-wrt.com/others/eko/BrainSlayer-V24-preSP2/2012/

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 17:25

:angry: Just decided to give OpenWRT a try and bricked my WRT160NL

Time to dig out the old RS232 TTL again

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:32

:angry: Just decided to give OpenWRT a try and bricked my WRT160NL

Time to dig out the old RS232 TTL again


Note to self: You like DD-WRT and DD-WRT likes you, DO NOT flash alternate firmware ever again.
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That took far too long to remember the TFTP commands to unbrick

For future reference (when I brick it next time)

PuTTY > update code.bin > command prompt > tftp -i 192.168.1.1 put code.bin

#14 BlueScreenOfDeath

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:40

Wonder if tomato supports my WRT350N

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:42

Wonder if tomato supports my WRT350N


afaik Tomato supports the Broadcom chipset, version 1.0 of your router is Broadcom, v2.0 is Marvell according to this