Routers / WRT54

Unbricking a D-Link DIR-615 Rev A1

I have managed to unbrick a D-Link DIR-615 Rev A1 back to D-Link firmware (1.00) from firmware 1.10. Allow me to describe the situation:

How to convert .RMT to .BIN for OpenRG Bootloader (RGLoader)

I recently encountered a situation while loading firmware into an Actiontec MI424-WR router, when I found myself without a bootable firmware, and the OpenRG bootloader would vehemently refuse to load .rmt files.

WRTSL54GS Hardware & Architecture

Here's the dump of /proc/cpuinfo:

WRTSL54GS with new antenna

WRTSL54GS with new antenna

I desoldered the old, fixed antenna, and replaced it with a removable antenna.

WRTSL54GS Antenna Replacement

WRTSL54GS Antenna Replacement

This photo shows you the location of the solder points for the antenna. The "tip", or center of the antenna wire, is a little longer than the braided shield, and is soldered to the point marked "Tip". The shield is just soldered together onto the portion marked "Shield".

New Antenna for WRTSL54GS

New Antenna for WRTSL54GS

Well, here is my WRTSL54GS's new antenna, liberated from an old BEF-11.

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