Linksys WRT54GS v2.0

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[edit] WRT54GS v2.0 Specs

  • Chipset: BCM4712
  • Ram: 32 MB
  • Flash: 8 MB

[edit] How To Flash

Read the Firmware FAQ and Broadcom forum build threads before upgrading!

  1. Use GUI or TFTP flash with a wired connection. Disable wireless to be safe.
  2. DO NOT 30/30/30 HARD RESET this model as this could brick your router. See the Peacock Announcement Note 1.

[edit] Initial Flash

Download Build 14929 dd-wrt.v24_mini_wrt54gs.bin

  1. Reset by keeping the router powered on and holding the reset button until the lights flash (up to 30sec)
  2. Open in a web browser (if issues are encountered, try another browser)
    • User = (Leave Blank)
    • Password = admin
    • If this does not work, see the above reset info to restore to factory defaults.
  3. Check the firmware version in the top right corner to be 4.71.4, otherwise flash:
  4. Go to Administration -> Firmware Upgrade, select dd-wrt.v24_mini_wrt54gs.bin and click Upgrade to flash.
    • Wait 5 minutes for the router to reboot
    • If no response, unplug the router for 10 seconds then plug it back in
  5. Navigate to to access the webUI to set a password.
    • Once password has been set, you can navigate through the webUI and configure as desired.

[edit] Upgrade Flash

  1. Any generic.bin /broadcom folder build will work under 7995392 bytes (7808KB)
  2. Go to Administration -> Firmware Upgrade to select the file to Upgrade
  3. Wait 5 minutes for the router to reboot (power cycle if needed) then reset
  4. Access the GUI to set a password and configure