Cracking open the Linksys WRT54G wireless router

The Linksys WRT54G

The Linksys WRT54G Wireless Router is one of the most common 802.11g devices deployed, a favorite of everyone from Linux fans to Windows users. Take a look inside what powers this ubiquitous device.

The Linksys WRT54G, which hit the market in 2003, boasts four 10/100 Ethernet network ports and a fifth 10/100 WAN port protected by Linksys' firewall software.


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