[OpenWrt-Devel] ar71xx: Adding TP-Link TL-WR740N v6 support to trunk...

Matthias Schiffer mschiffer at universe-factory.net
Sun Apr 10 18:54:01 EDT 2016

On 04/11/2016 12:18 AM, Stijn Segers wrote:
> Op zo, 10 apr 2016 om 11:35 , schreef Matthias Schiffer
> <mschiffer at universe-factory.net>:
>> On 04/10/2016 11:21 PM, Stijn Segers wrote:
>>>  Hi guys,
>>>  I'm trying to add support for the TP-Link TL-WR740N v6.
>>>  On the OpenWrt forums [1] a modified TL-WR841N v10
>>>  image has been confirmed working. I tried adding support
>>>  (see patch below) but no matter what I try, the v6 image
>>>  does not seem to be generated. Running make with V=s
>>>  doesn't show any mention of the v6 images being attempted
>>>  to build (or failing to build) altogether. What am I doing
>>>  wrong here?
>>>  Thanks
>>>  Stijn
>> Which profile do you have selected in your .config? You have set
>> DEVICE_PROFILE := TLWR841 in your patch, so the 740v6 image will be built
>> only if Generic or TL-WR841 is selected, but not for TL-WR740/741.
>> Regards,
>> Matthias
> Thanks, it's under TL-WR740 indeed. I've checked other devices in the
> Makefile, there are a few
> that have board names that don't align with the profile being used, like:
> define Device/tl-wr842n-v1
>    $(Device/tplink-8m)
>    BOARDNAME := TL-MR3420
>    TPLINK_HWID := 0x08420001
> endef
> I will keep the boardname and change the DEVICE_PROFILE to 'TLWR740', see
> how that works out.
> To be sure, is there anything else the DEVICE_PROFILE value steers, besides
> under which profile
> the image would be built?
> Cheers
> Stijn

No, DEVICE_PROFILE does exactly that and nothing else.


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