Re: Can I backup firmware before upgrading (D-link 604)
From: Darko Gavrilovic (darkoDOTgavrilovicATutorontoDOTca)
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 05:18:16 -0600
Hal <Hal@nospam.com> wrote in
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 15:32:36 GMT, Darko Gavrilovic
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>You should be able to also backup your config to file.
>>In case of probs, after you flash to old fireware version, just
>>restore the config. I think that would achive what you originally
> It's not the config settings I am concerned about. I want to backup
> the present firmware before installing the new revision in case it is
> necessary to reinstall it.
> If I go to Tools/System on the DI-604 setup, I find System Settings,
> which enables saving the settings to a config file, or restoring the
> settings from that file or from the factory defaults.
> If I choose factory default, it will restore whatever the defaults are
> for the revision that is installed at that time, but it will not
> reinstall the factory installed firmware if I flash a new firmware
> over it.
> I can not find anywhere on the setup to backup the old firmware before
> installing the new revision.
> Perhaps there is a software tool somewhere on the internet that could
> read the firmware on the router and save it to a .bin file so I could
> reinstall it if necessary.
> Does anyone know of such a tool?
Hi. I don't know. As was posted earlier. Write down the current firmware
version and download it from the DLink site. They still offer ver. 3.36 and
3.51 for rev E and ver 2.20 2.18 for revs A,B,C.
To be honest, I don't understand why you are concerned about keeping the
old firmware. From by experience, firmware upgrades have always resulted in
increased stability and performance of device.
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