[PATCH] ramips: add support for Wavlink WL-WN578A2

Adrian Schmutzler mail at adrianschmutzler.de
Mon Apr 26 21:10:07 BST 2021


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Aldrian [mailto:dev.aldrian at gmail.com]
> Sent: Montag, 26. April 2021 20:41
> To: Adrian Schmutzler <mail at adrianschmutzler.de>; openwrt-
> devel at lists.openwrt.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] ramips: add support for Wavlink WL-WN578A2
> On Sun, 2021-04-25 at 22:27 +0200, Adrian Schmutzler wrote:
> > Why wlan1? Is this chosen arbitrarily (than please drop the default
> > setup), or is the vendor really also using only one specific radio for
> > the RSSI leds?
> >
> > Best
> >
> > Adrian
> Hi Adrian,
> The stock firmware does use some sort of RSSI LEDs, but I was unable to
> properly test this. The choice of wlan1 is rather arbitrary, yes. I would have
> changed the default config to use both radios as this makes the most sense
> to me, but I am unsure how to do so. Is there a way to set both? or should I
> drop the rssileds setup entirely?

Linking one set of LEDs to two interfaces is not possible (with usual means).

In cases like this, I typically prefer to drop the setup, since anything else is likely to cause confusion to the users.

Anybody who wants to configure rssileds can still do it, with the added benefit that he will know what he configured afterwards.



> As for the other changes, I will send a new patch soon.
> Best,
> Thomas
> >
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