update NanoStation 5 to dd-wrt

NanoStation 5, the Ultimate 5GHz CPE for the Global WISP Community. Featuring Adaptive Antenna Polarity (AAP) Technology.

The device designed to advance the Global Wireless ISP industry to the next level. Featuring a compact indoor/outdoor design and an interface so intuitive even the most technically challenged can instantly become experts. But, don't be fooled; it is as powerful as it is simple. Nanostation packs some phenomenal performance with a revolutionary design combining a hi-gain 4 antenna system, advanced radio architecture, and highly researched and developed firmware technology allowing throughput, stability, and capacity performance rivaling even the highest-end WiMax networks.


Upgrading Ubiquiti NS5 to DD-WRT v24


Requirements:

* Direct ethernet cable connection between PC and LiteStation
* Network settings of PC: 192.168.1.254/255.255.255.0
* TFTP client on PC
* LiteStation firmware file (e.g. NS5.dd-wrt.bin for LiteStation5)

Flashing procedure:

1. Please ensure that the latest firmware revision of Ubiquiti is already installed using the web upgrade utility (e.g.V 2.1.9)

If not, please reflash it using the Ubiquiti NS5 Web interface. This is important to ensure that the latest RedBoot Bootloader is installed.

2. power off the device and power it on again while holding the reset button for about ~10 seconds

3. flash NS5.dd-wrt.bin using tftp to 192.168.1.20 in binary mode
windows : tftp -i 192.168.1.20 put NS5.dd-wrt.bin
linux/unix/macosx: tftp 192.168.1.20
tftp> bin
tftp> put NS5.dd-wrt.bin
tftp> exit

4. after successfully flashing the unit will be accessible with web on 192.168.1.1