[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v2 1/3] ramips: Add DTS files for HiWiFi HC5x61 models

Piotr Dymacz pepe2k at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 11:49:52 EDT 2015


2015-10-02 15:53 GMT+02:00 康 <kangxn at 163.com>:
> Hi,  Merging 3 dts into one dtsi has been done in patch V3 ,

Sorry, I missed that.

> Sorry I don't quite understand your question ,  do you mean how to flash on
> those devices?

Yes and I got the answer from your mail to Yousong:

> For #2,  I can write the wiki page, though it is would be complicated.
> HiWiFi provides an "official" way to unlock the U-Boot now, at the cost of
> voiding warranty.  However, you have to follow a procedure which requires a
> Chinese cellphone number, and a WeChat(a whatsapp clone app) account.
> Understanding of Chinese is also a requirement.  Anyway, since HiWiFi
> routers are sold in Chinese market only, I believe it won't be a big problem
> for non-Chinese users.....

There are dozen ways to have devices for CN market in other parts of
the the world.
If there is no easier/ready way to switch from official firmware to
OpenWrt on those devices, I'm not convinced about keeping official
support for them in OpenWrt repository, but it's just mine opinion.


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