While upgrading my Linksys router through the upgrade page, I somehow managed to kill the thing. Having spoken with others that have tried to upgrade the firmware, I don’t seem to be alone.
Luckily, the Linksys-modified TFTP program saves the day. It seems that the hobbled router comes up in a crippled mode on 192.168.1.1 with a password of “admin”. Once you re-upload the firmware, it comes back up with the proper settings.
I think the trick is not using the HTML-version of the upgrade page. Stick with TFTP!Read full post