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Which Open Source router?

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I'm going to buy a new router for home use. I would like to get familiar with dd-wrt (or another good open source router system). I only wonder what router I should buy. The price may be about €100.

1) I know about the Linksys WRT54GL. Is it possible to use the WRT54G as well? What's the better option?
2) I believe the WRT54G has more memory. Is that a limitation for the WRT54GL?
3) What other routers can be used? Pros and cons?
4) I heard about dd-wrt. Is this the only system available?
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Yes WRT54G is supported. You may want to have a look et the following site to compare advantages and disadvantages of different router models, and whether they are compatible:
Comparison of some of the best choices for dd-wrt
http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Supported_Devices#Current_Top-Ranked_Routers
http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=73
See last 2 links on following site for supported hardware:
http://www.dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv2/down.php?path=downloads/dd-wrt.v23+SP2/
Alternative to dd-wrt is:
http://www.sveasoft.com/
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