[OpenWrt-Devel] ar71xx Vs ath79 -- sysupgrade

Piotr Dymacz pepe2k at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 16:57:58 EST 2018

Hi Henrique,

On 04.12.2018 17:08, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>> Another aspect was the LED configuration, as LED naming is very
>> inconsistent and often differs from ar71xx. Some LEDs are now not
>> included in UCI configuration. >
>> So you either need to delete (and recreate) them ore just dump your
>> '/etc/config/system' and recreate it using "config_generate".
> Is it possible to have uci-defaults/ to fix those on upgrade (i.e. when
> it detects ar71xx-style traces in the system)?  As well as the wmac path?
> Because a _lot_ of people will need to do ar71xx->ath79.

ar71xx already includes such "migration" uci-defaults scripts and I 
believe we could use something similar in ath79 to make the update 
transparent for users (fix wmac path, LED names etc.). LED example:



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