[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 2/4] lantiq: base-files: drop the dsl tone settings

Andre Heider a.heider at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 06:07:31 EST 2015


On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Daniel Golle <daniel at makrotopia.org> wrote:
> Usually by differentiating firmware by target markets.
> Ie. depending on where you buy the device, you end up with different
> xDSL settings, similar to how allowed wifi channels are handled by most
> vendors as well.
> T-Com-land has always been a bit special in many regards and there
> are only very few xDSL-cabable devices being sold on the streets.
> VDSL2 made things a bit easier and if you are on a VDSL2 port, things
> may just work regardless.
> However, ADSL2+ is still being used as well, especially in rural areas,
> and depending on the condition of last-mile copper-pair also as a
> fall-back whenever the line is too bad for VDSL2.
> I reckon in order to support such things nicely in OpenWrt, we'll need
> something like by-country-by-carrier config templates, so users will
> only have to select their carrier+ISP and enter their credentials.

maybe, well it does sound like a nice solution, but then someone has
to maintain and update those templates.

Reviving the tone setting, as John and you agree on, would be the
first step then.
Which makes this patch redundant, so please ignore it.

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