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  1. Turning on wireless slows down wired networking

    I have a WL-500W using firmware from https://code.google.com/p/wl500g/. It is only used as a wireless router, with the main router and my computer both connected to the LAN ports. The wireless is...
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    Kingston Data Traveler 102 (DT102/16GB)

    Tested: WORKING
    Model: WL-500W
    Firmware: 1.9.2.7-d-r1222 (from wl500g project at Google Code)

    Tested: NOT WORKING
    Model: WL-500W
    Firmware: 1.9.2.7-10

    Device
    Brandname: Kingston
  3. Thanks Renegate! I just got a 16GB Kingston Data...

    Thanks Renegate! I just got a 16GB Kingston Data Traveler 102 (DT102/16GB) and I had a similar problem in WL500W-1.9.2.7-10. Upgrading to WL500W-1.9.2.7-d-r1222 fixed the problem. I'm attaching a...
  4. Updating to the latest firmware from...

    Updating to the latest firmware from http://code.google.com/p/wl500g/downloads/list may solve the problem. See http://wl500g.info/showthread.php?t=21032
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    USB individual port power switching

    Some USB hubs allow switching of individual ports. This allows USB devices to be totally powered off, and it can even be used to control power to non-USB devices. A web page provides more...
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    What is the bottleneck? If both storage and...

    What is the bottleneck? If both storage and network interfaces use DMA, the CPU shouldn't be the bottleneck.
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    Can the WiFi module be used?

    Is it possible to take the WiFi module from this and use it with Oleg's firmware?
  8. Gmini 220 ok with Oleg's but not with new firmware

    This works perfectly in Oleg's firmware 1.9.2.7-10. I have partitioned it with:
    128 MB FAT32 for the Archos firmware, 128 MB swap (which I never really need), and the rest ext3fs for /opt.

    With...
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    Centrios 3319137 2.4 Ghz Wireless Digital Headphone

    Tested: WORKING, but severely interferes with WiFi
    Model: WL-500W
    Firmware: 1.9.2.7-10 (by Oleg)

    Device
    Brandname: Centrios
    Brandtype: 3319137 2.4 Ghz Wireless Digital Headphone
    USB...
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    Dynex DX-UBDB9 works with updated pl2303.o

    Tested@
    Model: WL-500W
    Firmware: Oleg's Firmware 1.9.2.7-10

    Device WORKING with updated pl2303.o
    Brandname: Dynex
    Brandtype: DX-UBDB9 16" USB PDA/Serial Adapter Cable
    USB Interface: USB 1.1...
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    Problem fixed

    Yes, changing from auto to channel 6 fixed the problem.

    I'm still wondering why I can't use some channels, but that's not really a problem. Channel 6 works great.

    I noticed another thing...
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    Yes, channel 6 works fine; I don't need to change...

    Yes, channel 6 works fine; I don't need to change the channel now. I was just wondering why my WL-500W fails to configure for other channels.

    I'm using a Dell 1500 card on my laptop. I think...
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    Why can't I set a channel?

    I tried several different channels, and so far, I've only been able to use channel 6 or auto. With other channels, "wl status" tells me the channel is 1 and bandwidth is 20 MHz even though I...
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    My WL-500W's WiFi frequently locks up when there...

    My WL-500W's WiFi frequently locks up when there are no clients. It sometimes locks up only a few minutes after I disconnect my laptop. It starts working again after "wl down" followed by "wl up". ...
  15. Here is the exact Makefile I used. I cut out the...

    Here is the exact Makefile I used. I cut out the Linux 2.6 section. Verify that the KINCLUDE variable points to the correct place on your system, ensure that the kernel has been configured, and...
  16. spca5xx-v4l1goodbye + spca5xx-20060501.patch works

    Thanks to spca5xx-20060501.patch.tar.gz (see the first post) I got spca5xx working.

    The binaries here didn't detect my cams. I applied the patch to files from spca5xx-v4l1goodbye.tar.gz, which...
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    Can firmware unrecoverably brick a WL-500W?

    I'm now running Oleg's firmware 1.9.2.7-10 on my WL-500W. I see that people online had good experiences with it, so feel it is safe. I'd like to try other firmware or even build my own flash image....
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    pl2303 backported from 2.6.24.1 to 2.4.36.3

    The pl2303 driver has been backported from 2.6.24.1 to 2.4.36.3. I got pl2303.c and pl2303.h from the latest 2.4 kernel (2.4.37.3), and I simply replaced the files in the kernel source with those. ...
  19. Thread: 12v Power

    by dreamlayers
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    If you fed 12V into the 5V input on the router,...

    If you fed 12V into the 5V input on the router, you would probably instantly destroy some components on the circuit board. Therefore, I recommend not trying that.

    You could use a 12V to 5V...
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    GCC 3.2.3 problems

    I built a toolchain to cross-compile for Oleg's firmware from Cygwin. I'm having some problems with GCC 3.2.3. Some files cause crashes when -O2 is used. The problem seems to be due to...
  21. Should I get a WL-500W or WL-500G premium?

    I want to get a wireless router with a USB port which can run open source firmware. The WL-500G premium meets my requirements at a reasonable price.

    I recently saw that the WL-500W isn't much...
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