Why my router got brick?
Alot. Usually it because of power-surge that cause the chip to corrupt your routerâ€™s boot-loader. Some people make use of this method to Unbrick the router by shorten the 16 pin of the chip. I personally dont like the trouble of opening my router, so I dont recommend this method.
Some other reason that lead your router to BRICK isâ€¦ of course firmware upgrade. I have re-written and merge Part 1 and Part 2 of my tutorial to this page. Anyway let get started.
Please bear in mind that this tutorial is specifically for Linksys WRT54GS version7. If you got question that is not for â€œhow to unbrick your Linksys router â€“ WRT54GS v7â€ then the chances are your question will never be answer, ever.
Let me emphasize:
For your router to get brick, the chances are you have an itchy hand to flash the firmware or at least you know how to play around with command prompt. If you donâ€™t know anything about command prompt, the chances are you might not survive by the end of this tutorial and your question might not be answer. 😛
What to expect:
Iâ€™m going to show you guys how to UN-Brick brick router. For your info, the router is Linksys Wireless Router with SpeedBooster WRT54GS v7, running Broadcom chip. What inside this tutorial:
– Prepare your test computer
– Before Un-bricking begins
– Let the UN-Brick begins