The Linksys NSLU2 router has No WiFi, 1 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the Linksys Network Storage Link for USB 2.0 Disk Drives.
Linksys NSLU2 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.77
Linksys login instructions
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.1.77
How to factory reset (hard reset) Linksys NSLU2 :
You can factory reset your Linksys NSLU2 in the following way(s)
Through the web interface
Open your browser and navigate to the router interface (see default settings below)
Under the Administration tab you will find a sub-tab called Factory defaults
On the Factory defaults page click the button labeled Restore Factory Defaults
With the reset button
Have your unit powered on
Press and hold the reset button for at least 10 seconds until the power light starts blinking, then release.
When the power light goes solid, unplug the power to the router for 10 seconds
Plug the power back in and start the router
When the power light goes solid again the router is ready to use.
Linksys NSLU2 router specifications :
CPU: 266 MHz
RAM: 32 MiB
Flash: 8 MiB
Custom firmwares: OpenWrt
WiFi: No ()
WiFi throughput: n/a
1 x 100mbps port
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider
an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly
the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the Linksys NSLU2
Flashing OpenWrt on the Linksys NSLU2
The Linksys NSLU2 is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of
flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
We couldn’t find any specific instructions for flashin OpenWrt on the Linksys
NSLU2, but since it’s listed in their Table of Hardware as supported, you can
over to the
OpenWrt install instructions and read on there.
Note: Flashing custom firmwares is always on you’re on own risk. Make sure to
read OpenWrt’s wikis to understand the risks and how to proceed if something goes
Linksys stock firmware for the NSLU2
Stock firmwares for the NSLU2 are available under the download section on the
support page. You can also refer
to the router’s manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.