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DSL-N66U?

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by Rimmel, Aug 13, 2017.

  1. Rimmel

    Rimmel Occasional Visitor

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    Hi, new member, I have been running pixelserv on a linksys router for a couple of years now, but getting more and more HTTPS web page spam/ads. So I was looking at the TLS version here. I noticed that the merlin firmware is tied to the Asus units quite tightly. I already run a DSL-N66U (But I dont use the DSL part!)

    Will the Merlin firmware work with the DSL-N66U? e.g. could i load it and happily lose the dsl functionality - so it turns it into a RT-N66U???

    thanks in advance.
    Rimmel
     
  2. RMerlin

    RMerlin Part of the Furniture

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    No. Completely different hardware from the RT-N66U.
     
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  3. Rimmel

    Rimmel Occasional Visitor

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    Thank you.
     
  4. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Part of the Furniture

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    Might consider a Pi2 with Pi-Hole perhaps - it's a nice solution and the team there keeps it current...

    https://pi-hole.net
     
  5. Rimmel

    Rimmel Occasional Visitor

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    Pi-hole does not handle HTTPS well, it just times out. Something I think they are working on...


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