Disable UPnP as there are vulnerabilities with this feature. This is done by typing the IP address of the router. OpenWRT was installed and is running on the router! I tried telnet and http, with ethernet cable, no dice. The make menuconfig build command brings up a console-based UI for customized the firmware build. WPA is widely supported by wireless cards and allows you to set your own password. Be sure use a name that does NOT identify you or your family.

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Answer this question Flag as Be sure use a name that does NOT identify you or your family. You may decide what the Routers IP will be going forward.

Cisco Linksys Wireless N Broadband Router WRT160N V2

Perhaps in future I will also look at enabling the By default ‘Basic Wireless Setting’ should be chosen, if not click it now. Help answer questions Learn more. The router is now ready for configuration of capabilities. It was just four lines of code though, so not too bad. This is the name that people will see when trying to connect to your router.

Linksys WRTN v2 – WikiDevi

I had to make some source code modifications based on the patch diff output that I linked to in the post. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


Wrg160n this old paperweight might finally get some good use. The resulting webpage is easy to navigate—simply select the OpenWRT. With this encryption, you will choose a pass phrase that will be used by all the wireless devices that you allow to access your wireless network.

Instructions are presented for connecting to the Internet and setting up an AP. Conclusion My take away from this little project is as follows: It took the system 10 minutes to recover after wake-up. Glad to hear you got it working.

By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. The make menuconfig build command brings up a console-based UI for customized the firmware build. I am happy to say that today I am using that router for a small private network for embedded systems development. I had not powered on this device for over three years, and after navigating to the admin website I disabled wireless on mine and am just using it as an Ethernet switch between a freebsd box and a windows box.

Use an ethernet cable, and plug your computer into the router. Email required Address never made public.

Please note that you must have the http: We couldn’t find any specific instructions for flashin OpenWrt linjsys 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. Tips You may have to reset your Router to factory settings by pushing a pin in the small hole in the back lin,sys the router while its powered up.


So flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward. Is this article up to date? Stock firmwares for the WRTN v2 are available under the download section cisci the modem’s support page. If you don’t know it you can check our list of default router and modem password list here. Furthermore, the vendor abandoned the platform and the factory firmware has known vulnerabilities and bugs.

OpenWRT for an old Linksys WRT160Nv2

You may also set the Time Zone for your area. Flashing cico firmwares is always on you’re on own risk. Warnings Do not upgrade the firmware of the router unless you know what you are doing.

One needs to select the RAx target and subtargets in order to build for the Ralink chipset.