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Offline okieman98

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my dir 505 came in
« on: September 07, 2017, 06:30:42 PM »
ok i got mine in today, and most likely bit off more then i can chew since i dont write script/ but i like all the web sites that run it. i know its linex based ,but i can still flash it with a windows pc,correct? little antsy about going to it. but i got to learn somehow and will probable need a little help from  yall to get it going


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Re: my dir 505 came in
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2017, 06:51:16 PM »
Did my MR3020 about 2 months ago with no problems.
Here is a nice step by step for the 505.

https://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/d-link/dir-505

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Re: my dir 505 came in
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2017, 09:35:01 PM »
well i followed the instructions on there page and it said it worked but the light just blinking green on and off, so i may have messed it up, dont know what happend and i can not see the firmware screen now


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Re: my dir 505 came in
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2017, 09:51:33 PM »
Reboot the 505, it will then get an IP address from your router. Now connect to your router and have a look at the DHCP listing and find which IP address was given to the 505.
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Re: my dir 505 came in
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2017, 10:42:35 PM »
ok hook it to the router and the green light stopped blinking so i guess it installed correctly i hope, found it in the router and id as metrobridge, showing ip as 192.168.1,14


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Re: my dir 505 came in
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2017, 10:49:12 PM »
Good job  =D>

Now you can connect to the MB and complete the setup.
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Re: my dir 505 came in
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2017, 10:54:37 PM »
thanks for the help, was sweating it for a few


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Re: my dir 505 came in
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2017, 11:00:20 PM »
Post back and let us know how it goes. You will have a whole weekend to play with it.  :grin:
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Re: my dir 505 came in
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2017, 04:21:30 PM »
some of it anyway, just have to research how to hook the acurite smart hub to it, and then i can see some data, rolling, i think i will like as i learn more about it.


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