OpenWrt is a Linux distribution primarily targeted at routing on embedded devices.

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Openwrt on Airlive AirMax5

We are tyring to install openwrt firmware on Airlive Airmax5 which is running DD-WRT by default. Can anyone please help me, how to install openwrt on wireless router. Waiting for reply. ...
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What is the recommended nagios plugin to use to monitor a router with a public ip?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router that is running openwrt. I have a primary internet connection and a secondary connection which works as a failover connection when our primary link goes down. Both ...
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Recommendation for easy to use router and setup to handle multiple VLANs, to avoid multiple DHCP servers conflicting

I'm trying to setup a network in which each computer must not be able to see the others on the network, only the router. The people involved don't necessarily know each other and don't necessarily ...
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openwrt: Use rdate with NTP servers?

I've noticed that some embedded devices (such as OpenWRT, which runs on Busybox) use rdate to set the system time, instead of NTP. Rdate is an older time protocol, and I'm having trouble finding any ...
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openwrt uses a single interface bridge?

My understanding of bridging is that it ties together two interfaces at layer 2. I am looking at a Ubiquiti Nanostation2 running OpenWRT that has an ethernet port 'eth0' and a wifi port 'ath0'. The ...
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configure pppoe on wrt54gl(openwrt)

I have home DSL connection from my ISP with a beetel modem at my end. I want to make my network wireless, so i bought a linksys wrt54gl and installed open-wrt on it. My ISP provides dynamic IP's with ...
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updating maradns with nsupdate

I have configured Maradns as dns server on openwrt platform. Can i use nsupdate as ddns client to update the DNS Server. Is it possible of updating Maradns zones with nsupdate.
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What firmware to choose for ASUS WL-500GP v1

I've found several firmwares out there: OpenWRT, DD-WRT, Tomato and Oleg's. I'm wondering what is the best choice? Router is working in the home network (desktop through wires, laptop uses WiFi). ...
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OpenWRT USB attached disk spin-down

I use a couple of ASUS WL-500GP running OpenWrt Kamikaze 8.09.1 (2.4 kernel) as small office gateways and firewall. Now I would like to attach USB disks to cache local backup-data during office-hours ...
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What protocols/ports to open for WinSCP

Which ports (and/or protocols) should be given priority for WinSCP to connect to a *nix machine? Details: I have a Windows client running WinSCP, which connects through a WRT54 router (running ...
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QoS for very basic LAN/WiFi network: Do I need SmoothWall or OpenWRT or just good advice?

Here is the basic situation/topology of the network I manage: Residential, but we are a co-op, so we have a business-class contract with ISP. The residents are college students, so there is quite ...
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Wireless clients have no route to ethernet clients in OpenWrt router

I'm using OpenWrt Kamikaze 8.09 on a Linksys WRT54g v1.1 router. I just flashed it with default settings and got everything working, except my wireless laptop cannot ping my desktop which is wired to ...
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Does anyone use DD-WRT/OpenWRT etc. at their office? [closed]

Does anyone use any of the third party router/AP firmwares (DD-WRT, OpenWRT, Tomato, etc.) in an office environment? How many users does it handle well? How long have you been using it? I understand ...