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Liked Tomato but had to go back to dd-wrt

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on June 11, 2008 10:16 PM
I have been using dd-wrt for about 8 months and decided to try tomato. Tomato is much simpler and looks great. It's great for most people but it's lacking for power users. After 4 days on Tomato (last week) I switched back the newly released dd-wrt v24. I just could not get tomato to do some more advanced features.

If your just a standard user and you want better router firmware then Tomato is the way to go, it has lots of eye candy and the UI very responsive. If you want more power and flexibility, dd-wrt is a better choice. Tomato you can just fumble through, but dd-wrt is best to read the tutorials. So far v24 has been working great. The main two features that forced my move was OpenVPN (no current release made for the latest tomato) and a wan repeater (allow you to connect to separate wireless links while still using it as an AP with a different subnet.) I also had a heck of a time trying to find any type of Tomato documentation.


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