A day off. What to do? Upgrade something ofcourse. This time it was my trustworthy E3000 router that I have had for one and a half year.
Things have been progressing in the dd-wrt camp, and they have switched from the e2k-e3k format to the new nv60 build format.
Essentially flashing the E3000 with a custom build goes something like this:
- Flash a trailed build built especially for your device. Do not flash with a build, that does not have your device name it it!
- Flash the system with an nv60 build
Then there are some cutover points. Roughly speaking build 18000 marks the beginning of the nv60 builds. So you can not flash a post 18000 nv60 build on a router running a pre 18000 e2k-e3k build, which was what I had. So first a trailed mini-build
to let me come to 21061. And then an nv60 version of the same build (though with more features)
Time used on figuring this out: 30 minutes.
Time used on flashing: 3 minutes.