[OpenWrt-Devel] Netgear R6260 EEPROM location
pepe2k at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 06:57:47 EST 2020
On 30.01.2020 12:36, David Bauer wrote:
> Hello again,
>> So I'm waiting on feedback from other owners of these boards and using this
>> (more or less) strange fix in the meantime.
> Robert complained in the meantime, that my fix broke his R6260. He also sent me
> the partition map of the stock firmware and it differs from mine (see below).
> I'm still waiting for him to send ma a photo of the routers backside, but it seems
> we have to dynamically detect the partition map of the devices. I'll look into the
> SC_PART_MAP partition and the routers GPL code to find a possible solution for this
There was some work with custom 'SC_PART_MAP' mtd parser back in 2018
but mapping used in vendor firmware didn't match what was in flash, see:
 and also  about 'different' R6220 models.
Added also Mathias and Chuanhong to the loop.
> In the meantime, I'll revert my "fix" to not break existing boards.
> For the record: I assume this bug has nothing to do with the partition shifting
> seen on the R6220, as the offending "feature" of the mtknand driver was disabled
> in the meantime (and the partition map differs in the stock firmware). 
>  https://github.com/openwrt/openwrt/pull/1304
> Best wishes
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