Big thanks to Arf, that – using a little voodoo – has managed to dump an older firmware from a vanilla ARGO55+! So we can downgrade the ADSL flavour, too :) I’ve updated the relevant post, please let me know if there’s something wrong.
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Boring, usual disclaimer: the stuff you’ll read in this article can easily render your router a not-so-useful paperweight. Please take the time to read and understand it completely, and keep in mind that I cannot guarantee that it will work on your Argo. Also, make sure you follow the instructions for the right model of […]
As probably the vast majority out there already noticed, Fastweb in the past weeks has provisioned a firmware update (version 0.4.4 – we’ll came back on this) that locks out users from the interface of the Argo (web, telnet, ssh). Thanks to the user geogeo I’ve had the opportunity to take a look at the new firmware: apparently, […]
Just a quick one (thanks to purputy for pointing this out): the two configuration areas of the flash we dumped in the previous post are compressed with the deflate algorithm, and it’s quite easy to extract them. I’ve made up a quick’n’dirty script (in php, forgive me, just because the gzinflate function was quicker to use) that you can […]
Now that we have gained access to the box, let’s start gather some info – this is the very first step if we want to try to build a custom firmware. First of all, let’s make a dump of the flash. We said that the router has a telnet access: when we log in, we’re […]