It's gone...

ken.koster@elektrobit.com n7ipb at wetnet.net
Wed Jun 1 11:35:56 PDT 2011



"Curt, WE7U" <curt.we7u at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Wed, 1 Jun 2011, Bill V WA7NWP wrote:
>
>> Sigh.   A sad moment indeed.   The last of the CRT monitors has left
>> the premises.   (There are still 3 crt TV's...)
>>
>> But wow - maybe a gold mine for wifi gizmos...  PC Recycle in
>Bellevue
>> has stacks of WRT54G's...   I didn't see any GL's but I didn't have
>> time to check closely.
>
>Look for WRT54GS V2.1 (notice the 'S').  Those are what I have and you
>can hack in two serial ports (with a MAX-232 chip and a 5V regulator),
>plus have 8MB flash and 32MB RAM.
>
>It looks like 2.0 through 3.0 also have 8MB flash/32MB RAM.  I don't
>think the 1.0's had serial ports.  You can find these kinds of devices
>for $5 or so now at Goodwill and similar places.  Many of the later
>models have less flash and/or less RAM.
>
>I have Asterisk installed now but haven't started configuring anything
>on it yet.  Found where the config files reside though.  Have one of
>the analog phone -> SIP adapters so am going to try that first.
>
>Check the table for G, GL, GS, and WRTSL54GS (that last has a USB port,
>but I haven't checked whether DR-WRT or OpenWRT support that model). 

The SKAGIT digi is an SL54G so yes OpenWRT supports it.  Flash the same image as you have for your 54g.

>Each has varying amounts of flash & RAM depending on model number:
>
>   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linksys_WRT54G_series
>
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