Some routers only use one file to go from factory firmware to dd-wrt and for upgrading dd-wrt. If you wish to reset to factory defaults change that option on the screen. It is best to reset to defaults using the Factory Defaults tab, under Admin.
Step 3: Go to the Admin tab, then click the Upgrade tab. New Firmware builds can always be downloaded, Router-Database builds are not up-to-date Downloading Firmware FAQ This section has been condensed. The list below contains some links not yet available in the other page, so check both places to be sure you have found all information for your router.
Tftp is easy: if often requires one quick box uncheck and a quick click - then you are good to go.
Other flashing methods transfer the file from your PC to the router (which would go over the wireless which is not as reliable) and do nothing to verify that the file is not corrupted. Download the firmware to the router's /tmp directory with wget or scp. Reboot Restore factory defaults using erase nvram command or reset button If DD-WRT is already installed on your router, you can simply upgrade to a new version via the web interface or TFTP.The process of installing that firmware is probably covered in the Hardware-specific page under your device.It will be similar to simply repeating the overall processes outlined below for that specific "kill" file - clock.(God only knows why a person would on this router.) If this goes wrong..MUST use JTAG to recover...you've been warned..are altering the CFE of the router.The WRT54GL router must already have dd-wrt installed before you begin this process. BIN file and keep it in a safe place 2- Enable ssh services in the dd-wrt configuration at 192.168.1.1.