[OpenWrt-Devel] about .chk firmware

Hauke Mehrtens hauke at hauke-m.de
Tue Mar 8 18:12:16 EST 2016

On 03/08/2016 06:17 AM, feng yu wrote:
> hi,i got a netgear r8500 recently,since it is not support by openwrt
> yet,i cosse complainted some modules and want to mod the offical
> firmware to add them in it(rootfs) ,i used the source code
> <http://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/GPL/R8500-GPL_V1.0.2.26_1.0.41.zip>
> to packet the firmware but always got erroes, the bootlong freez at
> starting program at 0x008000,then i googled and find your artical
> <http://lists.openwrt.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/2012-June/015815.html>
> the head structure is the same as your mentioned and still a problem.i
> am wondering if you had done some further reseachs or you can provide me
> some cules to slove that.thx

when you read a little bit further you see that the problem was that the
bootloader only worked with lzma using some special parameters and not all.

This file creates the image in OpenWrt:

Please use the normal OpenWrt mailing lists next time.

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