Tomato Firmware on ASUS WL-520gu

Unfortunately, they dont make the ASUS WL500-g router anymore. I needed a new router and decided to go with the ASUS WL520-gu (a cheaper and less powerful router than the 500).

If you want to run Tomato on it, note that you need the ND version of Tomato. Also, You need to use ASUS official firmware restore utility to flash it the first time. Install the Utility on Windows from the CD that came with the router. You start the router, with the reset button pressed for 5 seconds, to make the router try to download firmware from the restore utility.

The WL520-gu router works fine with Tomato 1.28 (latest version as I write). It has only 4Mb ROM (compared to 8Mb on ASUS WL500G PrV2), which is fine unless you want too many extra or advanced features.

Tomato seems to be replaced by TomatoUSB, but I have tried only the former.

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