<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>forgive my ignorance, but what i am missing by using the Airport base station and not the hacked Linksys? what will the "commercial" router do?<p><hr></blockquote><p>The DD-WRT firmware (which BTW is available for many routers now, not just the WRT-54's) just has overall more robust security, DMZ options, time scheduling (i.e. turn the radio off in the wee hours of the night to save electricity), adjusting radio power output, etc... features that are in the chipset of the router (and likely in the airport too since it uses Broadcom chipsets), but aren't enabled by default.<br><br>In actuality you're probably not missing anything because you probably wouldn't use those features to begin with. But there are a lot of features I use, like the radio scheduling, that are just nice to have.<br><br>Although, it does make the router more reliable too.<br><br><br><br>Hey I'm an F'n Jerk!

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