[OpenWrt-Devel] ath79: ar71xx: Upgrade: tl-wr842n-v1 has Wrong BOARDNAME in ar71xx Builds
ynezz at true.cz
Tue Feb 5 13:00:01 EST 2019
Adding Marcin to Cc loop.
Jeff Kletsky <lede at allycomm.com> [2019-02-01 11:33:46]:
> As a result, users upgrading that device to ath79 will not have a seamless
> experience, requiring manual intervention.
Yes, it's a known deficiency, I'm not sure how to handle it properly at this
point of time. Maybe we should provide some additional checks in sysupgrade on
ar71xx just for those devices?
> I'm hesitant to suggest that the TL-MR3420 be added to SUPPORTED_DEVICES for
> tl-wr842n-v2 under ath79, as I believe the MR3420 is a 4/32 device and the
> WR842N v1 is a 8/32 device. Some <strike>idiot</strike> uninformed user
> might suggest that TL-MR3420 users try to flash the 8 MB image.
Well I've suggested it as well, but it wasn't considered safe.
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