[sf-lug] 2 routers bricked from attempted dd-wrt install

Jim Cortez jim at jimcortez.com
Fri Jan 25 14:42:48 PST 2008

I tried installing alternate linux-based firmware called dd-wrt. So

there is really no way to restore these without shorting some pins.

jim stockford wrote:
> you've already restored the machines to their
> factory values? (this assumes the original software:
> i.e. you haven't loaded some alternative software
> into them, right?)
> On Jan 24, 2008, at 9:27 PM, Jim Cortez wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I have had the extreme misfortune of going through 2 failed dd-wrt
>> installations on 2 different router in 1 week. From what I understand, I
>> may have to crack open the cases and fool with certain pins. I would
>> like to know if anyone has had experience/expertise "unbricking" routers
>> and has the inclination to help. I am willing to wait until the next
>> meeting, but would love help earlier if possible. My two routers are:
>> Linksys wrt54g v8
>> Buffalo whr-g54s
>> Thank you very much!
>> Jim
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