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    The Inexq ISW054t is a 802.11g broadband router with 4 port switch. It's 
    getting quite popular due to its low price. I suspect that it runs linux, yet
    comes with no mention of the GPL. I've emailed Inexq (the company formerly
    known as Unex) but they haven't replied.

    You can download the firmware from : ftp://ftp.inexq.com/Drivers/ISW054t.zip

    The zip contains a file
    ISW054t-S1-200712T3.img which `file` identies as "PPCBoot image"

    strings shows:
    Uncompressing Linux...
    Ok, booting the kernel.
    UNEX-GISL-T-L2-200712T3_U.bin

    Theres a gzip image at offset 0x2048 which unpacks to 1.8MB :
    dd if=ISW054t-S1-200712T3.img bs=8264 skip=1 |zcat >
    UNEX-GISL-T-L2-200712T3_U.bin

    I've searched for the usual magic numbers but can't find the root fs. Any
    pointers would be appreciated.

    Some interesting things from the firmware:

    It contains the dynamic ip software from http://www.no-ip.com
    Networking is done by http://www.octotech.com/products-cyberwall.html. They
    offer NAT, firewalling, dhcp etc. as a linux module.
    It contains this weird Moe line -
    http://lists.samba.org/archive/wireless/2002-November/002152.html
    A USB stack from http://www.softconnex.com/
    ISL3890 Prism 802.11g chipset driver - firmware starts at 'PACKPACKPACK'
    The string "Linksys" appears 5 times (?)
    Theres a hidden test html page at http://router/UE/Main
    Contains Allegro-Software-RomPager embedded web server

    This is the first embedded linux router I've heard of with a Prism 802.11g
    chipset. It'll be interesting to see if it can be turned into a 100% open
    source with the prism54 drivers. I haven't checked any of the other Inexq
    products, but if they use linux for this its likely that they've used it in
    other routers.
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