[OpenWrt-Devel] Is Linksys/Belkin lying (again) about being open source (WRT1200AC router) ?

Imre Kaloz kaloz at openwrt.org
Wed Jan 14 10:10:54 EST 2015

On Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:05:33 +0100, valent.turkovic at gmail.com  
<valent.turkovic at gmail.com> wrote:

> Linksys/Belking marketing is again doing one thing and saying another?
> This time they say that WRT1200AC router is open source:
> http://www.zdnet.com/article/ces-2015-linksys-1200ac-an-inexpensive-open-source-802-11ac-wi-fi-router/
> I have tracked progress with WRT1900AC and saw how they failed to give us
> open source driver, so I hope that this time they will actually keep  
> their
> (marketing) promise.

Marvell released a new wifi driver at the end and they are working on  
fixing up the reported bugs.

> I really, really, really hope that this time they have reached out and
> contacted any of you OpenWrt developers and that we will get truly open
> source driver from them.
> So please let us know if any of you have heard anything regarding  
> WRT1200AC
> router and it's drivers.

I'll work on the support for that unit, don't worry :)

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