[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 2/4] lantiq: base-files: drop the dsl tone settings
blogic at openwrt.org
Thu Dec 3 06:14:29 EST 2015
On 03/12/2015 12:07, Andre Heider wrote:
> 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.
had a chat with hauke about this last night and the list of options that
daniel listed is pretty much what i though of aswell. this would also be
able to integrate nicely with the new config-generate infrastructure we
have. i'll try to cook up a json scheme for storing the info during the
> 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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