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jamagallon
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 23:07    Post subject: Success with 38253 Reply with quote
Hi all...

I have a couple WRT54GL v1.1 I use as backup routers.
The latest DD-WRT version I can install on those is 38253.
Good news, as it works, but bad ones also, because anything
newer than that bricks the router.
Till now I managed to unbrick them with the "paperclip" method
several times, but I don want to test my luck much more.

Someone managed to install something more recent than that ?
What could have changed from 38253 onwards to just brick
them ?

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jwh7
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Joined: 25 Oct 2013
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:15    Post subject: Re: Success with 38253 Reply with quote
jamagallon wrote:
Someone managed to install something more recent than that? What could have changed from 38253 onward to just brick them?
My new build release notes wrote:
k2.4 (broadcom/) builds were fixed in 39715 (broken in 39144 through 39654)
I don't recall issues shortly prior, but I also wasn't testing my old WRT54's then.
https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=1163884#1163884

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