How to flash Linksys WAP54G with dd-wrt

The information found here is inspired from http://wap54g.corpcomp.co.nz/ and dd-wrt

Prerequisites: WAP54G has original Linksys firmware running.

  1. Note the hardware version of the router.
  2. Visit dd-wrt and download the corresponding firmware for your router.
  3. Go to TCP/IP settings and change your IP to 192.168.1.240/255.255.255.0
  4. Access the router from 192.168.1.245
  5. Reset the router to factory settings.
  6. Use username admin and a blank password to login to the router.
  7. Flash the router with the dd-wrt firmware according to the guidelines found on http://www.dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv3/index.php
  8. Un- and replug the powerchord.
  9. Access the router from 192.168.1.1 and configure it.

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