Setting up a UDP based network serial port on a Linksys WRT54GS router.

Introduction This is part 2 of a tutorial I wrote on using network serial ports on a Linksys router. In part 2 of this tutorial I am going to show how to get a UDP based network serial port running on your Linksys WRT54GS dd-wrt powered Read More...

Viewing the Active IP Connections on a Home Network Using DD-WRT

You can view the active IP connections on your home network using the DD-WRT firmware on your Linksys router. Start by loading up the DD-WRT control panel on your Linksys router.  Click on the Status tab and then select the Router Read More...
Villa Azul Solar Dashboard

Monitoring A Solar Hot Water System Over the Internet

I have worked with Jean Collin to prepare a PHP and SVG based visual dashboard that displays the current values from his solar domestic hot water system at Villa Azul in Costa Rica. Jean uses an 8-bit microcontroller to measure the Read More...

Worlds Smallest Wifi AP? Yes it is!

I have been interested in the Ubiquiti Ministation Wifi AP for a while now and recently purchased one. It is marketed as "The World's Smallest 802.11 AP Development Platform with a full Linux SDK available". I have had a chance to play Read More...

How to use the serial ports on a Linksys WRT54GS with DD-WRT v24

This is Andrew's Guide to DD-WRT network serial ports. Part 1 - TCP Based Network Serial Port A Linksys WRT54G / WRT54GS router makes a great wireless network serial port. In the following guide I will go over the techniques I use to Read More...