Asus-Merlin FW vs Tomato or DD-WRT for RT-AC66 or RTAC68 Routers

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How to install Tomato on Asus RT-AC66U router
Same thing with ddwrt, as I have used that in the past on an older router. That is a valid point. All well after that. I am about to order the N66U and already bookmarked this awesome guide! DHCP reservation in the original firmware do not work really well.

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I had no problems setting the admin password. Great work Shibby, looking forward to when you get the second radio working! You can bet there will be a donation on the way when you do: I'm kinda new to these things. Please report this problem". TomatoUSB Unleash your router. Wiki Forum Help us! Admin Recent changes List all pages Site Manager for admins. Create account or Sign in.

KVTL guest 12 Jun Unfold by frontwing guest , 15 Jun GeeTek 15 Jun I think there may be more to this story than what you are telling us…. Does work for both hardware versions A1 and A2? Unfold by norkle guest , 19 Jun I can't comment on A1 but it works on my A2… Can't wait until the 5 Ghz band is working!

Last edited on 21 Jun Last edited on 01 Jul While holding down the Reset button on the router and power On the router Keep holding the reset button until the power led starts to blink. When the power led starts blinking, release the reset button. Click Upload on the Asus firmware recovery software and wait for the process to finish. The router will reboot after the upgrade. In some cases, you may need to reboot it yourself manually.

The steps are pretty straightforward. Provided that you have pick the correct firmware for your router, it should boot. Try flashing it again. Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Download the file for the AC66U. Open the Asus Firmware restoration software Select the Tomato firmware you recently downloaded. Power Off the router.

And Voila, you should be able to log on the router using the gateway address http: Comments are most welcome. If you have any queries, contact us on contact behindthesciences.

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20 rows · Latest AdvancedTomato firmware releases and downloads for Asus RT-AC66U. Shibby`s tomato for Asus RT-AC66U Forum» Discussions / Tomato USB Modifications» Shibby`s tomato for Asus RT-AC66U Started by: shibby20 Date: 10 Jun Number of posts: 30 RSS: New posts. Flashing the ASUS RT-AC66U with TomatoUSB (Shibby) Starting the ASUS RT-AC66U in emergency firmware restore mode. Power off the ASUS RT-AC66U. Press and hold on to the reset button. While holding down the reset button, power on the ASUS RT-AC66U; Keep holding the reset button until the power led starts to blink / flash (on and off).