Category: Hardware

WD N600 & N750 image updates

Last night I made some changes to the build process of the generated images for the WD N600 and N750 routers. Starting from r48362, the following changes are active: The designated_driver_luci repository is enabled by default. This allows people to install luci by doing: opkg update && opkg install luci Added an entry to /etc/opkg/distfeeds.conf …

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Intel fails at wireless

Recently, I purchased a new Dell Inspiron 15 (3537) – however one of the worst things about this laptop was the fact it only had a 2.4GHz wireless card. While my first change to this system was to replace the 750Gb hard drive with a 256Gb SSD – to get a massive performance boost, the …

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Linksys SRW2024 page updated

Its been a long time between having to configure this switch – but today I had to add a vlan – and I realised I had no idea how… After some playing around, I figured it out and started to document some of the commands on the original console page. Yay for a CLI.

Acer refurbished nightmares

I finally got around to ordering a new laptop via the Acer Factory Outlet. In a nutshell, they refurbish systems and sell them on. I settled on an Acer Aspire V5-573G. The specs were quite good: CPU: 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 4200U 1.6GHz (Turbo boost upto 2.6GHz) RAM: 4GB DDR3-SDRAM 1066MHz (1 slot free) …

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Western Digital MyNet N600 OpenWRT support

After starting the wiki page on the WD N600 about 3 months ago, and posting about it in the OpenWRT forums, I’m proud to announce that OpenWRT is now supported on the WD N600. I installed the luci web interface, configured it up and installed some basic tools, and the following is still available: Filesystem …

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