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Re: Other Firmware For Linksys wrt54g? Satori

John Bartley (
Wed, 02 Mar 2005 13:52:48 -0800

On 27 Feb 2005 12:21:39 -0800, wrote:

> I have put in a few wireless routers but never got into the internals.
> I now have one in my home and will be adding a Range Extender.

> I possess a WRT54G, running Windows 2000 and uploaded the latest
> firmware (version 3+ dated Dec 2004 I think) from

> In reading the latest PC Mag, I ran across an interesting article on
> the Satori firmware and extra options it adds. (

> A few questions:

> 1. Is this the best choice of stable firmware for my WRT54G to add new
> options, perhaps increase signal power (if it really works) and tweak
> other necessary parameters for best performance/range?

It may or may be competent, I don't know which is the best. I suggest
you look at the Sveasoft firmware, discussed here by folks who really
use this stuff hard:

> 2. Are there other firmware vendors worth looking at on

Op cit.

And, I'd also suggest you familiarize yourself with the relevant
government regulations, as increasing power and antenna gain could
result in signal s trength beyond which is legally permissible. If
you are in the US, here's a n overview of the FCC rules:

John Bartley K7AAY

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