Summary: I've had the wrt54g router and the wpc54g card for about a year. During this time I've been hoping that the connectivity issues would be resolved with the next release of the firmware for the router or driver for the laptop. Instead I go from one absurd situation to the next absurd situation.
Versions 1 - 4 were great but version 5 is a different story
18 May 2006
Summary: The Linksys WRT54G and WRT54GS routers have been the number one most popular wireless router devices available for the past few years. So this begs the question why Cisco would snatch defeat from the jaws of victory by needlessly changing an almost perfect product.
Summary: It sounds like some customers have had really good Linksys router experiences. I haven't. So I have come to conclude that sometimes these routers work great, sometimes they completely fail. I've spent hours dealing with Linksys' customer support and my ISP trying to get my router to work.
Linksys WRT54G2: High Quality, Easy To Use, Right Price
5 June 2014
Excerpt: The Bottom Line: The WRT54G2 has performed admirably in every task I requested of it. It is the proper balance between cost, performance, and quality. However, due to its age, I recommend you choose a different router.
Pros: Excellent Build Quality; Aesthetically Pleasing; Easy To Use; Great Wireless Range
Summary: WRT54G v.5 Firmware Version: v1.00.2 My first router worked well for 1 week and then gave up (continually flashing power light). Contacted Linksys and they talked me through various options but in end said I needed a replacement. Amazon quickly provided replacement.