[OpenWrt-Devel] Support for Ubnt UniFi Outdoor Plus

Shvedov Yury yshvedov at arccn.ru
Tue Oct 14 07:03:41 EDT 2014


I have the same problem. Is there any update on this thread?

On 10/14/2014 02:54 PM, dhutchison at bluemesh.net wrote:
> It's to do with the RF Filter. Ath9k needs to be aware that it
> exists.. I see logic within ath9k that drives RF filters, I just don't
> know how to make ath9k aware of the RF Filter. Are there some EEPROM
> bits that can be toggled to enable this too? If these bits exist,
> could they be toggled via regidx/regval? I have no experience with RF
> Filters, Ubiquiti decided to put them on the Outdoor+ :-)Dmesg shows the radio as an ar928x, perhaps we should drop the
> question to Adrian or Felix in the ath9k mailing list?
> -- Davey
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 6:26 PM, Birger Brunswiek <bir... at brunswiek.org> wrote:
> > On 14/09/14 16:43, Birger Brunswiek wrote:
> >
> > I applied some patches I found in this list to my checkout to get
> > OpenWRT running on my Ubnt UniFi Outdoor Plus (OD+). I was wondering if
> > others working on this unit have seen problems with its wireless range.
> > Mine cannot hear anything that's more than 5m away. Signals are shown to
> > be very weak. Other devices on the other hand see the OD+ with the
> > expected signal strength. So something's broken with the reception. It
> > was working normally using the original firmware.
> >
> > I would also like to know if anyone has been able to restore the
> > original firmware after installing OpenWRT.
> >
> >
> > With the help of firmware-mod-kit I was able to modify the firmware in the
> > UniFi controller so I could restore the OD+. After restoring the Unit
> > reception was back to as expected. Reverting to OpenWRT again the reception
> > also was OK until I did a power cycle. I suspect that their driver does
> > something that properly enables reception. Any pointers where I can continue
> > to investigate this?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Birger
> >

Kind regards
Yury Shvedov
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