[OpenWrt-Devel] OpenWrt and Open Compute Project (OCP)

tapper j.lancett at ntlworld.com
Tue May 2 17:03:15 EDT 2017

On 02/05/2017 16:21, Abylay Ospan wrote:
> Hello All,
> I'm working on Facebook's Open Compute CBW (Campus, Branch, and
> Wireless) project [1]. OCP CBW mission is:
> "Closed wireless and branch networking equipment have served well in the past
> but now is the time to democratize wireless networking to make it programmable,
> faster, easier, and less expensive for customers and give everyone the
> power of choice like never before"
> We have made some research and choose OpenWrt as base system (thanks
> for OpenWrt advantages :).
> Hardware options is:
> 3 Broadcom based designs (802.11 AC Wave 1)    [2]
> 2 Qualcomm based designs (802.11 AC WAVE 2)
> More planned by other H/W ODMs in 2017/18
> All devices is open hardware in some terms.
> I have started github repo for adopting OpenWrt to this hardware:
> https://github.com/aospan/openwrt/commits/ocp
> Currently main AP I'm working on is EdgeCore ECW7220-L [2]. CPU, RAM,
> Flash, Ethernet is supported now. There is also two wifi pci-e
> adapters:
> 01:00.0 Class 0280: 14e4:43a2
> 01:00.0 Class 0280: 14e4:4331
> "14e4:4331" is supported by b43 driver in 2.4GHz only mode (this is ok).
> Second adapter "14e4:43a2" doesn't supported by brcmsmac (this adapter
> is soft-mac). Now I'm trying to make this adapter working with
> brcmsmac.
> Also, there is plans to adopt/create solution for modern Software
> Defined Network model based on OpenWRT. All projects will be Open
> Source.
> We are open for new participants. If you are interested please drop me
> a message or send reply to ML for public discussion.
> And happily we have possibilities to rise some funds to make some tasks payable.
> Links:
>  [1] http://www.opencompute.org/wiki/Networking/CBWCampus2cBranch2CAndWireless
>  [2] http://www.edge-core.com/productsInfo.php?cls=3&cls2=19&cls3=24&id=112

Hi you should look at LEDE:
The LEDE Project (“Linux Embedded Development Environment”) is a Linux 
operating system based on OpenWrt. It is a complete replacement for the 
vendor-supplied firmware of a wide range of wireless routers and 
non-network devices.
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