OpenWrt vs DDWrt

Question I have a TP-Link Wr1043ND router and I want to install one of these two firmwares: OpenWRT DD-WRT I read that I can install custom packages and do much more than I can with the original firmware. I would like to ask someone with experience in using both OpenWRT and DD-WRT which he would [...]

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DD-WRT (WRT54G) and (THOMSON TG782) how to put them togather?

Question Ok so let me explain, i bought WRT54G and successfully installed DD-WRT v24-sp1 (07/26/08) mini-special – build 9994. That’s all ok no problems with it all normal functioning. And just to add (i don’t need wireless, wireless is turned off always) What i want: ISP’s router (TG782) from it’s INTERNET port(out) cable “which was [...]

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Feedback to router users during access-restricted hours for DD-WRT

Question Following router schedule rules that I change often, the stock firmware on my D-Link 825NA rev. B redirects HTTP requests to a built-in “Access denied!” warning at appointed times. I just upgraded to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (02/17/11) std – build 16214 but its “Access Restrictions” don’t give any HTML cut-off reminders my users have come [...]

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Does DD-WRT QoS actually work?

Question There have been various reports of DD-WRT QoS not working (here, here and elsewhere). The DD-WRT QoS Documentation mentions some checks would indicate whether the proper priorities are being applied to the traffic. (Though it does not suggest a method to verify that QoS is actually taking effect…) Has anyone checked their traffic priorities [...]

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