[CS-FSLUG] Ethernet Testing

Peter J. Vasquez Sr. pjvasquez at baeyogin.com
Wed Sep 5 12:08:15 CDT 2012

I believe you might've received it from me, and I concur, dd-wrt is
definitely the way to go.  I don't even remember how most of the
manufacturers firmware even looks anymore. :)

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Cia Watson <ciamarie at my180.net> wrote:
> I received a linksys wrt54g from someone on this list, that wouldn't work at
> all under Linux. After some research, it appears that the particular firmware
> for this one could only be used with Windows. However, I did install dd-wrt
> firmware in it's place, and now I'm happily using it as a wireless client
> bridge.
> In case that helps.
> Cia W.
> On Tue, 4 Sep 2012 22:56:31 -0500
> Timothy Butler <tbutler at ofb.biz> wrote:
>> Hi, Tim,
>>       I believe the pins are in the correct order. I'm using a Linksys
>> router, which, I believe can automatically switch between crossover and
>> not, although I didn't test these two particular units (I tried two
>> WRT54G's) on a short cable to the same switch. Good idea!
>>       The tester has 8 lights and a grounding light on both ends. On each
>> end, each light should light in sequence -- one at a time -- if the cable
>> is good. It did so on this cable.
>>       Thanks!
>>       Blessings,
>>               Tim
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