[OpenWrt-Devel] WRT1900AC - Available firmwares ?
kaloz at openwrt.org
Thu Jan 8 13:59:35 EST 2015
On Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:36:40 +0100, Fernando Frediani <fhfrediani at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does anyone here have a Linksys WRT1900AC (that fiasco that suppose to
> be the new generation of WRT54G) ?
> I got one a while ago and have been following the firmware development
> for it directly with Belkin people and on the URL -
> https://github.com/wrt1900ac/opensource/tree/master/Barrier-Breaker but
> that showed to be a total failure as they completely abandoned the
> project (GitHub latest update is 6 months old and they don' reply to
> emails anymore).
> Many here might have seen all discussions around the subject during the
> initial phase of development especially regarding the open-source
> firmware of their wireless driver, which so far (as far as I know)
> is/was still a binary.
OpenWrt support the Mamba for over 7 months now, but we didn't have a wireless driver. Marvell released an open source driver for that chipset to this list just before Christmas.
> I have been however looking into the OpenWRT Snapshot and can see the
> "mvebu" folder with similar files than Linksys GitHub -
> Plus with the information on the wiki -
> http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/linksys/wrt1900ac that the wireless driver
> has been finally released and the issue 'seems' to be resolved I guess.
> Can anyone confirm this one downloaded from OpenWRT works for WRT1900AC
> compared to any of the 3 mentioned on the wiki ?
Anyone can edit the wiki so don't take anything there written in stone. Trunk works on it, but with any new driver, you can run into issues.
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