I must apologize. I don't think I'll be installing this firmware. I just flashed my old WRT160N V3 (I had trashed it due to stability problems) since I had nothing to lose. The installation went perfectly and I'm using that one for now and I will be returning the M10 to the store if all goes well.
If the router still has issues, I will be flashing the M10.
Edit: Well, I guess the only reason would be to use the Cisco Connect software really. Sounds like if you are going to run DD-WRT on it there is no reason to as I was incorrect in thinking the M10 had more nvram allocated than the 160Nv3.
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The M series is just like the E series afaik. In otherwords: larger nvram space compared to the identical hardware they replaced. That's why you see WRT610v2 users all putting the E3000 CFE on their routers, etc. Although I suppose once someone gets it on their M10 they can just rip the CFE and share for all.
I've just had the chance to check an E1000 cfe (thanks to barryware who bought a router only for making dd-wrt support possible).
There is no difference between an 160v3, an M10 or an E1000, it is only the E2000 and E3000 that has got the bigger nvram.
Yes, I know, the E1000 has a fancier case colour and the stock firmware may have some extra features (Easy WPS connect?) that the others don't have, but that is basically what differs between them.
Ok I really want to try this. If I brick my M10 will I be able to use tftp (or other method) to return to stock? Also I already updated the fw on it to the latest provided by Cisco. It's at version 2.0.01. Is that going to hinder me in anyway?