Bricked WRT1900ACv2


I inadvertently power cycled my Linksys WRT1900AC several times and it seems kind of broken.

When I boot it the power LED blinks 1 time per second for 5 seconds. Then it flashes rapidly for another 5-10 seconds until it stays on.

When I connect to the LAN port I do not get a DHCP Address only an auto assigned

I tried switching to the second firmware by power cycling it three times - nothing.
I pressed the reset button on the back for 10 seconds - nothing.

Any ideas on how to fix this?

Thanks you for your help!

It can sometimes be quirky.

Switch off

Switch on - lan ports blink on then off. Wait for the next time the lan ports to blink and

Switch off

Repeat sequence 3X power up and wait. (4-5X) won’t hurt

Normal behaviour should runs thus:

Should get long blinks along with short blinks for bit, and then regular steady blinks, then finally always on power. Try it.

Use wired connection. Alternate partitions and a try both.

It is indeed quirky. The 3x power up sequence does not work at all. I resetted it, installed luci-app-advanced-reboot and switched over to the working firmware.

Thank you for your help!

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