install advice/guide wrt1900acs please

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adrianjt
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install advice/guide wrt1900acs please

Post by adrianjt »

hi,

Non techie & only doing this (installing router firmware) annually, + not wanting to repeat recent debacle with linksys EA8500/blow $250, searched wrt1900 gargoyle install guide, couldn't find one specifically for wrt1900...

But did find this which I assume is similar...
https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=287813

If there is a specific gargoyle install how to for wrt1900acs please could you post the link?

Appreciate all advice, thanks Adrian

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Re: install advice/guide wrt1900acs please

Post by Lantis »

Theres no Gargoyle specific install guide.
The generic openwrt instructions apply.
The OpenWrt device page is here: https://openwrt.org/toh/linksys/linksys_wrt1900acs

For any advice, follow Openwrt guides/instructions. Ddwrt is a completely different beast.
http://lantisproject.com/downloads/gargoyle_ispyisail.php for the latest releases
Please be respectful when posting. I do this in my free time on a volunteer basis.

RomanHK
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Re: install advice/guide wrt1900acs please

Post by RomanHK »

1. First go back to the OEM firmware from Linksys (from DD-Wrt to OpenWrt can be problematic and sometimes brick).

2. Then follow the Linksys firmware update and use this factory.img image: https://www.gargoyle-router.com/downloa ... actory.img

It will be done only once, *sysupgrade.bin image will be used for further updates.
Turris Omnia with Gargoyle 1.12.0
Linksys WRT3200ACM with Gargoyle 1.12.0
TL-WR1043ND v2 with Gargoyle 1.10.0

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