[sf-lug] Installed OpenWRT on WRT54GS v1.0 - sweet! :-)

Robert Damphousse rjdampho at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 13:12:27 PST 2010

I haven't tried Gargoyle, but it looks promising.  Particularly the port
forwarding configuration screen.  I feel that port forwarding configuration
is a good litmus test for usability - a test that X-Wrt definitely does not


On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 10:47 AM, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net>wrote:

> On 01/26/2010 08:37 AM, Robert Damphousse wrote:
>> Re: David, Yes DD-WRT has a more user-friendly interface.  I agree that
>> OpenWrt (and the add-on interface X-Wrt) aren't very user-friendly for
>> those
>> who don't have some linux networking know-how.
>> That said, I do use OpenWrt because I have found it to be far more stable
>> than DD-WRT.  OpenWrt is much more "community" developed than DD-WRT
>> (which
>> is heavily managed by "brainslayer").  I am also turned away by the
>> copyright issues that Rick mentions.  Some more reading on that can be
>> found
>> here:
>> http://www.wi-fiplanet.com/columns/article.php/3816236
>  Tomato has a very nice UI, probably the best I've seen.  It has some handy
>> network tools in it.
> Thanks much for the helpful info, Robert!
> Just wondering also if you've had any experience and/or impressions about
> the Gargoyle front-end to OpenWrt.  It looks pretty attractive, but I'm
> wondering how good it is in terms of functionality & usability.
> Thanks,
> DR
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