OpenWrt 21.02-rc1 - realtek and mediatek targets

Stijn Segers foss at
Thu Apr 8 08:56:54 BST 2021


Op donderdag 8 april 2021 om 8u35 schreef Bjørn Mork <bjorn at>:
> Stijn Segers <foss at> writes:
>>  A vote for keeping the realtek target here, I have three devices 
>> here
>>  in production. Very happy with them. The main catch I see with
>>  relegating the realtek target to master would be less uptake on the
>>  end user side (not everyone will want to run hardware that needs
>>  OpenWrt master), but I am unqualified to judge the code quality.
>>  All I can say is it runs nicely here (including PoE).
> I agree.  The feature set of the realtek target is pretty complete, 
> and
> the anticipated fast movement of the target in master has not happened
> yet.
> So please keep realtek for 21.02.
> There is one pending series applicable to realtek which I had hoped to
> get in before exposing the target to innocent users, but this might be
> too late by now?:
> Being able to adjust the "bootpartition" variable is crucial to 
> support
> console-less installation IMHO.  Which makes the target more 
> accessible
> to non-developers.

I see Petr just merged them into master (thanks!). I'll be sending in a 
few fixes that depend on them too, would be good if they could make it 
into 21.02 as well.



> Bjørn

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