Linksys WRT54G with freebsd

Bruno Ducrot ducrot at poupinou.org
Fri Sep 23 02:08:10 PDT 2005


On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 07:25:20AM +0200, Thierry Herbelot wrote:
> Le Friday 23 September 2005 19:09, Marcos Biscaysaqu - ThePacific.net a 
> écrit :
> > Hi there.
> >     someone knows if is possible flash the linksys AP WRT54G with a
> > freebsd image?
> 
> short answer : no
> 
> longer answer :
> the main CPU is a MIPS and MIPS is not a supported platform for FreeBSD.
> 
> the last time I looked at it, there was also a problem with a binary-only 
> driver, which is only available for Linux (therefore even a NetBSD port for 
> WRT54G is not an option)
> 

On the other hand, it's the wireless thing.  If not needed, this
should  be fun to do a port, somehow, even though it's a wireless
router.

-- 
Bruno Ducrot

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