Linksys RV042

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Linksys RV042

THX to voidit

[edit] Hardware

CPU: Intel IXP425 @ 266MHz
Ram: 32 MB (2x16MB Hynx HY57V281620ETP-H)
Flash: 8MB (Numonyx JS28F640J3D75)
Switch: Infineon ADM6999 (8 port)
1 serial port (unsoldered)
1 jtag port (unsoldered)
1 mPCI port (unsoldered)

[edit] CPU info

cat /proc/cpuinfo
Processor  : Intel XScale-IXP425 rev 1 (v5b)
BogoMIPS  : 266.24
Features  : swp half thumb fastmult edsp
Hardware  : Intel IXP425 IXDP425
Revision  : 0000
Serial  : 0000000000000000

[edit] Orig firmware

user: admin
pw: admin

The oldest known original firmware would be " (Feb 13 2009 13:03:21)"
NOTE: See external links below for further information on current stock firmware releases.

[edit] Telnet access

Login to the device.
Access the following site on the webif: 

Change the ip if needed.
The device will answer a status page and if u see:

Mfg_Status=Support Console Simulation !

Telnet will be reachable on port 23

[edit] Backup

After enabling telnet access, you are able to do a full flash backup. You will need a little python script that will do the backup of the original flash content, as well as flash the new reboot. A backup of this script can be found here: Jungo-image.jpg If you use this image, you will have to rename it to

[edit] Busybox shell

To enable the busybox shell do

exec /bin/sh

[edit] Linux version

cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.4.19openrg-rmk6-ds1

[edit] External links

rv042 forum thread (archive)