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Old 10-27-2009, 02:31 PM   #1
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Hardware router with linux and USB


HI all,


does anybody knows nice hardware router to dsl on which I can install linux ? Would be great if it have USB connection...


thanks


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Old 10-27-2009, 08:33 PM   #2
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What exactly do you want to do here? Linksys routers will run DD-WRT, which is a port of linux. It is not a full OS, but it is much better than the stock firmware. If you want a full OS, you will have to use an actual PC. If you can find an old mainboard (about 2003-6), you could load the PCI slots with LAN cards and run a basic linux OS to act as a router. Give us some more info on what you want to do.
 
  


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