Just walk away, have a sandwich, and come back. To measure the noise floor, 1. I will not be held responsible if anything goes wrong. Worked on the first try without having to do anything beyond the instructions you wrote no setting ip address, performing ceremonial dances to appease the gods, etc…. Thanks shadowandy for sharing this info with us. I had heard the story of and wanted to take advantage of those newly liberated features.
It is visible just on few devices as samsung galaxy s2 and dell xps studio lapt, but nobody else. The flashing process might take several minutes. The simple guest account requires only the virtual wl0. This clears any old firmware settings and is a good practice. What I did was to power it up with the reset button held and then pressing the upload button in the firmware utility.
And I see last messages from ddwrt forum — they do have problems with 5gz either. My router is completely dead now. The router is now in Rescue Mode. I'm thinking on this: I go to safemod on N66U and enter the N66U control panel and clean the nvram? I ask because the factory firmware has a tendency to randomly disconnect hard drives I verified many people were having this issue via Google search. The two routers are almost identical and can operate the same firmware. I was running 22118 K3.
Apparently via lots of googling this is due to the filesystem writing to flash really, really slowly. I bumped up the transmission power from 42 to 80mW but still same. Right now Tomato24 is on 6 and Tomato50 is on Auto. Warning: Flashing third party firmware will void your warranty! When prompted to log in, the default user name is root and the default password is admin. Thank you for your help. Plug ethernet cable to lan 1 of router and other end to ethernet port on your mac 2.
When flashing from 3rd party firmware to another, it is important to clear the nvram. I successfully flashed it with a MacBook Pro using the web utility. For now, I just have 2 questions… 1 - Think I can do it on this router, correct? I tried both via the asus utility and the web interface. Is it difficult to reflash to original firmware in case i will need it? And I can always turn off the rule and gain access, but default is off. However, I would like to add a robust QoS setup for an Ooma, insure proper security, etc.
I have a Mac too and I have access to a terminal. I could configure my routers in less than 5 minutes running at max speeds. By any chance would you be willing to post a nice guide on setting up a good secure wireless home network with all the recommended settings. Your instinct will tell you which one it is and go to the very last section which say something like updater…. It will now reboot 4.
Click on the Refresh button 3. Range seems about the same too, Port Forwarding is a bit buggy sometimes but a quick Tables scripting and it works like a charm. That is other than we I tried your suggestion. From the router, it got me a speed of around 74. With the ethernet cable unplugged it took maybe 5 minutes I don't remember , but it was a lot faster. Also, someone on the Tomato Shibby General forum stated that the build that I chose might be unstable and suggested flashing an older build. .
Once I did this the software was able to connect. The Router is then in Firmware Restoration Mode. In a browser, open the web interface of the router and enter login and password. Cannot really help on this issue as I am not using this feature. When I put in the server address of the router I came upon its set-up mode.
I followed your instructions and everything worked great. On Wireless, are you able to connect to the router but not get an internet connection, or are you not able to connect to the router via Wireless at all? I also tried to reload the stock firmware with the same result: install to 99% and then unable to connect. Cool…except it's a trx file and that gives me a incorrect image. I am able to sort the channel list in the Wireless Site Survey and I see my neighbors Access Points. The first time I tried to install Tomato on my router I used the recommended software and the upload failed repetitively, leaving my router in this limbo state… not fun. I have used dd-wrt in the past.
Connect one end of the cable to your computers Ethernet port. I think the router arrives monday! Once it did, everything seemed to work. Since laptop connect to router with cable, while router is in maintenance mode, there is a very short time window when firmware can be uploaded. Range seems about the same too, Port Forwarding is a bit buggy sometimes but a quick Tables scripting and it works like a charm. Have it installed and running now. It was enough time to load the page if I was quick, but not enough time to upload the new Tomato firmware. Is this possible with Tomato on n66u? To save you a pain and time here is what worked for me.