The Linksys WTR54GS v2.1 router has 54mbps WiFi, 1 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It also supports custom firmwares like: dd-wrt, OpenWrt
Linksys WTR54GS v2.1 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
If you have performed a reset of your WTR54GS v2.1 device or not changed the defaults, you
be able to access it with the following settings
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
How to factory reset (hard reset) Linksys WTR54GS v2.1 :
You can factory reset your Linksys WTR54GS v2.1 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 WTR54GS v2.1 router specifications :
CPU: 200 MHz
RAM: 8 MiB
Flash: 2 MiB
Custom firmwares: dd-wrt, OpenWrt
WiFi: 54mbps (bg)
WiFi throughput: n/a
1 x 100mbps port
1 x 100mbps port
WTR54GS v2.1 Firmwares
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 WTR54GS v2.1
Flashing dd-wrt on the Linksys WTR54GS v2.1
Since the WTR54GS v2.1 has 2 MiB of flash memory, you should choose a
stripped down version of dd-wrt that fits on the smaller flash.
Instructions on how to flash dd-wrt onto your Linksys WTR54GS v2.1 can be found
Note: Always make sure to read the wiki and howtos of dd-wrt before doing any
Flashing OpenWrt on the Linksys WTR54GS v2.1
The Linksys WTR54GS v2.1 is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of
flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
To get started with the flashing, head over to the
OpenWrt instructions for WTR54GS v2.1 and they’ll take it from 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 WTR54GS v2.1
Stock firmwares for the WTR54GS v2.1 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.