R8000 Open Source Firmware

DD-WRT Update Releases for R7000 and R8000 Nighthawk Routers

Devoted firmware crafter Tathagata Das has released two new builds for NETGEAR Nighthawk routers today. These are support releases of DD-WRT based on revision 29627.

Click here to download DD-WRT from Tathagata for the NETGEAR R7000.

Click here to download DD-WRT from Tathagata for the NETGEAR R8000.

R8000 Nighthawk: Tomato by shibby Now Available

The venerable shibby, hailing from Poland and an expert in all things Tomato and NETGEAR, has ported the famous firmware to the NETGEAR R8000 Nighthawk. If you're looking for a way to turn this router into an even more customizable powerhouse, this is a good way to go.

Quick Review of DD-WRT "Kong Mod" Firmware for NETGEAR R8000 Nighthawk

Let me begin by saying we have some great developers working on NETGEAR firmware releases. I've been using Kong's and shibby's DD-WRT and Tomato builds for years on various NETGEAR models, and all have been fantastic.

How to Flash DD-WRT Open Source Firmware to NETGEAR R8000 Nighthawk X6

This article describes the steps required for firmware upgrade in Netgear R8000. Here I use OEM firmware downloaded from the NETGEAR support site and DD-WRT firmware downloaded from here.

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR R8000

Using serial console setup users can get access to the serial console of their router. Serial console setup finds its most important use in debricking a router. Moreover, developers may use it to extract useful debug information from their routers.

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