Re: Debrick WRT54G
- --- In WRT54G@yahoogroups.com, "caligula_gigula"
> I bricked my WRT54G so bad that I cant even TFTP to it.well
> I hold the reset button down and turn on the power to get into "safe
> mode". And that dosn't work. I tried jumping the bios on pins 16
> all combination next to each other.Thought I croaked mine too the other day (v1.0 wrt54g) by having
> What steps can I try to debrick this thing?
Sveasoft Alchemy 6.0 RC6a on it and then running the HTML page for
firmware to load the OEM newest version - it came up and said
but it seemed too quick. After reset it was hung. I asked Linksys
support and he told me to hold reset for 30 seconds, continue holding
and go 30 seconds unplugged from power, continue to hold and plug in
power and hold for 30 more then release and let it boot. It didn't
the first day so I unplugged it and let it sit rather than smash it.
decided that maybe it was me not holding the recessed button well
enough over 30 secons so I opened it and had just the board in hand,
plugged into the AC adapter only. It had been off all night so it may
have helped. I went through the sequence again - BINGO I was back up
192.168.1.1 with the basic firmware even though it still showed the
recent firmware version I loaded over the Alchemy. I got the
firmware from Linksys instead and ran the executable and all is hunky
dorey in WRT54G town. Now to think on reloading the Alchemy - the OEM