[OpenWrt-Devel] Linksys / Belkin - WRT1900AC

Fernando Frediani fhfrediani at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 15:46:58 EDT 2014

Is anyone using/working on this router so far ? There has been a lot of 
discussion on the list in the past about it as the promised successor of 
famous WRT54G.

I got one of these a while ago and since them I have been in contact 
several times with some people Linksys/Belkin team who was responsible 
for the Product including an ex Product Director (and which apparently 
has left the company afterwards).

After much discussion in the OpenWRT-Devel list they have committed 
repair all the major mess they have done around the product release 
promising it would support OpenWRT but in fact it never did properly. 
Sometime later they have set this GitHub below where they have been 
doing some development and they also have done some contribution to 
OpenWRT code.

Their contributions were criticized by different people and they 
promised to fix it, along with opening the source of the wireless driver 
which at the moment is still a binary unfortunately.
Also there are fundamental issues with their version available at GitHub 
where both 2.4 and 5 Ghz frequencies disconnects under some significant 
traffic and information dos now show up correctly in the WebUI.

I have tried to contact them several times to ask about the status, as 
in the GitHub it shows the last update more than 3 months old. They have 
replied to some emails, saying every time someone else was working on 
the project, showing again a total mess to handle things. Ultimately 
they have been ignoring any emails and don't seem very concerned about 
the product itself.

Does anyone have the a different view of me or any have information I'm 
not aware about about the development of OpenWRT for this product ?

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