Linksys WRT 54GC

The C is for Craptastical

OpenWRT page another WRT54GC page

Box Specs

Standards: 802.3, 802.3u, 802.11g, 802.11b

Ports/Buttons

* Internet: 10/100 RJ-45 * LAN: Four 10/100 RJ-45 Switched

Features

Dissasembly Pictures

It's a squeeze and pull with one screw located under the rubber foot to the left of the FCC-ID

Here's a bad phone camera picture (hosted on iMob) to give you an idea of how small this is. Better pictures soon.

http://imob.org/albums/swn-hack-nights/Image_300.jpg

Note the flip-out reverse SMA connector. The red and black wires are connected to a switch to turn on the external antenna.

High Res Pictures.

Here's a shot with the heatsink off.

http://imob.org/albums/swn-hack-nights/IMG_6692.sized.jpg

Back - What are the connectors for ?

http://files.wird.dk/images/WRT54GC-Back.jpg

Chips

It's likely a Marvell Libertas home gateway. Here's a PDF.

Boxes with similar hardware

Firmware

Stock Firmware

Stock Firmware has basic AP functionality with addition of WPA/WPA2 Personal. No client bridging or WDS. Downloadable versions are compressed using the same "aDmBlK=" scheme as the Netgear WGR614v1.

Custom Firmware

It's new. We're checking out what this will run.
Perhaps uCrouter?

Buying One

Amazon $66.99

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