Archive for the ‘Wifi’ Category

Setting DD-WRT Cron Job Through Command Line

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

I managed to get OpenVPN running on my DD-WRT v2.2 router, with the instructions from the wiki. However after a few reboot tests I saw that OpenVPN died immediately after it started, with no traceable reasons. Sep 12 00:51:10 192.168.xx.xx openvpn[3940]: TUN/TAP device tap0 opened . . . Sep 12 00:51:11 192.168.xx.xx openvpn[3949]: Initialization Sequence […]

DD-WRT v24 Upgrade on My WRT54G v2.2 Wireless Router

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

It has been some time that I wanted to upgrade the firmware, but I rarely have the motivation to do so. I ensured myself that I would not brick the router, and reminded myself on how DD-WRT always produces new and exciting features. So today, I did it. It took around 20 minutes to upgrade […]

Secure Your Wireless Network

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Since a couple of months I’ve heard quite a lot of concern in the Internet about Wi-Fi security. The WEP encryption standard has been widely known and easier to crack. This means that a guy next door can easily sniff your packets and break into your wireless network after he manage to get your key. […]

When Things Are So Easy… Cursed?

Monday, July 10th, 2006

I just realized that when things get so easy, I get confused and lost. Last Saturday a friend asked me to help in installing one of these at his home: There was an installation CD with SmartWizard®, which Netgear said should be “effortless”. Sure, it should be, and yet I was thinking in low level […]

Linksys WRT54G

Tuesday, March 29th, 2005

I’ve just upgraded my WRT54G firmware to v3.03.6 HyperWRT_2.1b1 created by Timothy Jans. Previously, with the default firmware provided by Linksys (v3.03.6) the router frequently hangs. Now, it is rock stable. Read more about this firmware at As I search for the solution of the problem, I also stumbled upon a great site, dedicated […]