OpenWrt 21.02.3 Third service release

Marcel Telka marcel at
Wed May 4 06:19:08 PDT 2022

On Fri, Apr 22, 2022 at 02:32:09PM +0200, Bas Mevissen via openwrt-devel wrote:
> On 2022-04-21 00:21, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > The OpenWrt community is proud to announce the third service release
> > of OpenWrt 21.02. It fixes security issues, improves device support,
> > and brings a few bug fixes.
> > 
> Thanks for all the hard work put into this!
> I noticed a small issue during the upgrade using the sysupgrade in Luci.
> After the first attempt, it showed I was still running 21.02.2. Flashing the
> same file again gave me the correct version (21.02.3). (the status overview
> also showed the old kernel version and a low uptime, so there was a reboot
> and I did not misread the version).
> I also only have the latest binary for a single router on my PC, so no
> mistake possible there as well.
> The only difference between my first and second attempt was that I did not
> tick the box "Include in backup a list of current installed packages at
> /etc/backup/installed_packages.txt" the second time. I do have some extra
> packages installed and updated some during the 21.02.2 lifetime.
> Router is a TP Link Archer C7 v5 that was running 21.02.2 before the
> upgrade.
> If more people experience this, it might be worth spending time on it.
> Otherwise, it might be best to just retry and be happy!

I just upgraded my TP-Link Archer C7 v5 from 21.02.2 to 21.02.3 using
"sysupgrade -v ..." and I didn't notice any issue.  After the reboot it
went back with 21.02.3 (kernel 5.4.188).  I installed custom image built
using imagebuilder.


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