Installed the experimental binary of OpenWRT on my new router today, in particular openwrt-wrt54g-squashfs.bin. Just used the default firmware's upgrade feature, from the Administration page. I thought something went wrong when the progress bar was only about 1/4 of the way across when I got the page informing me that the upgrade was successful, but after a couple of minutes I was in. Nice new feature: as soon as you telnet in, it prompts you (but doesn't force you) to run passwd. As soon as you do -- telnet is disabled, and you can now get back in with:

$ ssh -l root

Big improvement. Good job, guys! I wasn't sure it would run when the model number showed v.3, but I think it's still close enough to 2.2. Anyway, I have to do some more work before I can say how usable it is.

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