Why do I lose my wifi signal when I shut my computer down if my modem and router are on separate power? Thanks for the great write up. To forward a specific port, you must enter it in the External Port and Internal Port and then put the IP address of the specific computer needing the ports in the specified slot. When setting up or changing your wireless settings it is a good idea to be plugged into the router with your network cable and not your wireless connection. I have a Windows 8.

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Linksys WRT160N v2

WPA is widely supported by wireless cards and allows you to set your own password. It should be noted that after flashing the firmware from the proprietary Linksys firmware to the OpenWRT firmware, this option will no longer be available.

Stock firmwares for the WRTN v2 are available under the download section on the modem’s support page. There were a few warnings and notes thrown out, but the first error I encountered was as follows:. I tried telnet and http, with ethernet cable, no dice.

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You will now be in the “Basic Setup” section of the router. Why do I lose my wifi signal when I shut my computer down if my modem and router are on separate power? Here is where you can set the security for the wireless portion of your network.


Hard reset instructions for Linksys WRTN v2 If your WRTN v2 router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Skip to main content. What’s My IP Address? You can do a factory reset on the unit by powering it off, holding down the reset button with a pen or other pointed object, and holding down for about 15 seconds while you power back on.

I was able to get the firmware flashed and I am able to ssh in but I cannot access it through the web ui how am I to go about configuring? Site Cixco of PcWinTech. WRTN v2 Firmwares Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more secure from various security flaws.

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cisvo Can you tell us which parts were out of date so we can update them? You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer. I had to make some source code modifications based on the patch diff output that I linked to in the post.

From the main menu, then go into the Subtarget submenu. Open source software is perfect for re-purposing old hardware and giving it new life after the manufacturer has long abandoned the product. Connect to the router. We couldn’t find any specific instructions for flashin OpenWrt on the Linksys WRTN v2, but since it’s listed in their Table of Hardware as supported, you can head over to the OpenWrt install instructions and read on there.


Continue to the Wireless tab. When building I get an error: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. What you put here is what will show up when you are searching for a wireless connection.

Cisco Linksys Wireless N Broadband Router WRT160N V2

First of all thanks for writing this easy to read post. Similar routers WRTN v3. It’s recommended you choose the strongest encryption method your devices can use.

I am happy to say that today I am using that router for a small private network for embedded systems development.

As explained at the Leica github page, unfortunately this router has so little wwrt160n that it cannot run the web UI. The build process begins by compiling all of the tools necessary for the target chipset, such as m4, xz, autoconf, gdb, gcc, et cetera.

A bit of google searching turned up a simple patch one can make to the source code. If I figure out anything though I will post here. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you’ve forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can’t get access anymore. Click here Step 2.