[LEDE-DEV] Support for tplink 710 v2.1
ufo at rund.freifunk.net
Fri Jan 27 08:13:54 PST 2017
i found at a webforum, that till now older tplinks sub-versionnumbers
were compatible ( v8.0, v8.1 or v8.3: the V8 firmware was working.)
cite "i cant think what came over tplink"
On 11.01.2017 17:14, Ufo wrote:
> when using tplink 710v2.1 there is some strange behaviuor with
> filenames and system-infos:
> That dot "." is evil, better use "-".
> The hardware is same as 710v1 (8MB flash) but when flashing v2.1
> Firmware the system think its v2 (the dot and 1 might be ignored by
> /tmp/sysinfo/*) which only has 4MB flash.
> my workaround for that problem since 8 months is to flash 710v1 (8mb
> flash) firmware right after the initial v.2.1 "factory" flash, with -F
> option :-/
> Also the Meshkit (webfrontend for imagebuilder) shows wrong
> hardware-name for 2.1 Router.
> i think, best solution would be to rename the model (modify the . into
> - ) to 710 v2-1. i cant see such versionnumbering on other devices
> from tplink. :-/
> cheers ufo
> problem is also mentioned here, with screenshot:
> i was mentioning it at gluon firmware ticketsystem already, but
> neoraider were not able to help me, because gluon isnt using normal
> openwrt/lede stuff like /tmp/sysinfo/*, but libplatforminfo &
> autoupdater are only gluon-specific things.
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