Installing DD-WRT -

Bob Goodwin bobgoodwin at
Fri Aug 13 19:41:26 UTC 2010

  On 13/08/10 14:56, Seann wrote:
> Bob Goodwin wrote:
>>   On 13/08/10 14:41, Terry Polzin wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2010-08-13 at 11:38 -0700, Craig White wrote:
>>>> has nothing whatsoever to do with Fedora but...
>>>> yes, do a hard reset before installing DD-WRT (and after I think if I
>>>> remember correctly)
>>>> Craig
>>>> -- 
>>> Have you looked here?
>> Yes, that is one of the articles mentioning the "hard reset."
>> What happens after I do that, will I lose contact via the browser. 
>> does it wipe out the router address, I don't know what is being 
>> reset. Those are the kinds of things that bother me, That's why I was 
>> looking for someone who has done this.
>> Bob
> A "Hard Reset" on a wireless router on DD-WRT means you just cleared 
> your NVRAM settings. Not what is flashed to the CMOS, but what 
> configurations persist on reboot, IE your settings and IP's and 
> everything, which is then set back to default, usually 
> or some such setup. You need to make sure you are wired directly to 
> the router and you will need to change your IP to match the default of 
> the router if you have customized it.
> ~Seann

Ok, that is reassuring. Right now I am suffering from information 
overload again.

Also OpenWrt appears to have a better set of instructions [for someone 
who doesn't know what he's doing] if I can ever figure out what software 
I need to download. I'm working at it, will muddle through somehow.

Thanks to all.


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