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Oh the wireless router did try. But, alas, it was stuck in a continuous reboot. I could not SSH back to it, as it would not stay up long enough. The only real signs of life for it was the one small blue LED directly above the WPS button.

So, you opted to try an open source firmware on your Belkin F9K1115 v2 Wireless AC 1700 router? Or perhaps you were attempting a stock firmware for it. But something went wrong, and now your F9K1115 v2 is making a decent paperweight. What happened to me was trying to restore the factory firmware using SSH. Everything looked to work great, until the Belkin Wireless AC 1700 router said on in the SSH utility (PuTTY), that the router was restarting.

For me, it never came back.

Oh the wireless router did try. But, alas, it was stuck in a continuous reboot. I could not SSH back to it, as it would not stay up long enough. The only real signs of life for it was the one small blue LED directly above the WPS button.

Fortunately, I discovered that it was still possible to restore the device. And I was successfully able to do so. However . . .

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