[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v2] axs10x: initilaze network for wireless access-point

Alexey Brodkin Alexey.Brodkin at synopsys.com
Mon Dec 7 11:45:18 EST 2015

ARC SDP board sports only 1 network interface - eth0,
so to operate as an access point it requires at least
another interface (preferably wireless),
so USB Wi-Fi dongle is what we want.

And with USB Wi-Fi dongle attached ARC SDP board could be
used as a "dumb" wireless access point.

Now with modified network setup script it is only required
to enable wireless radio on the first boot with
uci set wireless.radio0.disabled=0
uci commit wireless

Note if by the time initscripts are executed USB Wi-Fi
dongle not yet recognized and set up by Linux kernel
its autodetection by "wifi" tool may not happen
automatically. In that case before issuing command above
one needs to populate /etc/config/wireless config:
wifi detect > /etc/config/wireless

Signed-off-by: Alexey Brodkin <abrodkin at synopsys.com>
Cc: Felix Fietkau <nbd at openwrt.org>
Cc: Jo-Philipp Wich <jow at openwrt.org>
Cc: Jonas Gorski <jogo at openwrt.org>

Changes compared to v1:
 * Rebased on top of current master

 target/linux/arc770/base-files/etc/board.d/02_network | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/target/linux/arc770/base-files/etc/board.d/02_network b/target/linux/arc770/base-files/etc/board.d/02_network
index cd5ad2d..7c74d2d 100755
--- a/target/linux/arc770/base-files/etc/board.d/02_network
+++ b/target/linux/arc770/base-files/etc/board.d/02_network
@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@ board_config_update
 case "$( arc_board_name )" in
 	ucidef_set_interface_lan "eth0" "dhcp"
+	uci set network.lan.type='bridge'
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