[rescue] Wifi Bridge?

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sat May 21 14:13:06 CDT 2005

On May 19, 2005, at 1:01 PM, Wes Will wrote:

>> As to the person who bricked theirs, can't you unbrick
>> via the boot_wait setting and a tftp upload? The
>> OpenWRT docs make very clear that setting boot_wait is
>> a good thing and will let you recover from a lot of
>> problems without any case cracking.
> Mike:
> Can you please post a specific URL or other info for this? (I'll  
> confess, I
> could likely dig it up, but ...)
> I have a recently "upgraded" sveasoft-mangled wart-54g, and not  
> reading all
> of the fine print got me.  I didn't notice the little bit about how  
> long
> updates might take after saving a change, and the other little bit  
> about
> not powering off or using the reset button after flashing the  
> firmware....
> Poof.  Instant Compound-W - no wart.
> I'm going to try OpenWRT if I can clear the firmware hang I created  
> with
> the reset switch.  Recovering this would be a "nice" thing, but I'm no
> longer in a hurry.  (Replaced the wart with a different box I had  
> lying
> about, wasn't using most of the goodies in the new firmware yet  
> anyway.)
Try the Windows based restore tool with the original firmware.  No  
matter how borked the firmware seems to get, this tool seems to force  
a reload.... well I've always had at least a pingable IP in the cases  
I remember trying.


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