OpenWrt 22.03.0-rc4 fourth release candidate

Hauke Mehrtens hauke at
Tue Jun 14 12:11:53 PDT 2022


The OpenWrt community is proud to announce the fourth release candidate 
of the upcoming OpenWrt 22.03 stable version series. It incorporates 
over 3500 commits since branching the previous OpenWrt 21.02 release and 
has been under development for about one year.

This is just a release candidate and not the final release yet.

Download firmware images directly from our download servers:

OpenWrt 22.03.0-rc2 was skipped because the URL of the release 
repository was not updated correctly.

OpenWrt 22.03.0-rc3 was skipped because of a severe problem in firewall4.

Changes between OpenWrt 22.03.0-rc1 and 22.03.0-rc4

Software updates
  * Linux kernel updated to version 5.10.120
    (from 5.4.111 in v22.03.0-rc1)
  * wolfssl Update to version 5.3.0 (from 5.2.0 in v22.03.0-rc1)
  * openssl Update to version 1.1.1o (from 1.1.1n in v22.03.0-rc1)

Misc changes
  * ucode: many updates
  * firewall4: many updates
  * Multiple fixes for flow offload fixing problems with IPv6 and PPPoE

Device support
  * New devices
    * ath79: TP-Link Deco M4R
    * ath79: Netgear WNDAP360
    * ath79: MikroTik RouterBOARD 952Ui-5ac2nD (hAP ac lite)
    * ath79: MikroTik RouterBOARD 951Ui-2nD (hAP)
    * ath79: Ubiquiti NanoBeam M5
    * bcm53xx: Asus RT-AC88U
    * ipq806x: Arris TR4400 v2
    * ramips: YunCore AX820
    * ramips: TP-Link RE650 v2
    * ramips: Wavlink WL-WN533A8
    * ramips: SERCOMM NA502S
    * ramips: Cudy X6
    * realtek: ZyXEL GS1900-16
    * realtek: ZyXEL GS1900-24E
  * lantiq: Add upstream vectoring support

Many other changes in all parts of OpenWrt, see Chnagelog for details.


Full release notes and upgrade instructions are available at

In particular, make sure to read the regressions and known issues before 

For a detailed list of all changes since 22.03-rc1, refer to

To download the 22.03.0-rc4 images, navigate to:

As always, a big thank you goes to all our active package maintainers,
testers, documenters, and supporters.

Have fun!

The OpenWrt Community


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