[PATCH 0/3] realtek: fix default network configuration

Bjørn Mork bjorn at mork.no
Mon Apr 12 13:27:22 BST 2021

The default network configuration for the realtek target has already
given several users serious problems.  Being able to install OpenWrt
without having console access is important to many users. Not everyone
is prepared to solder a header.  Being able to locate the management
interface after the upgrade is obviously a requirement.  This should
be as easy as possible, and at most require static IP configuration
on the other end.

Requiring one specific LAN port is not helpful.

Requiring VLAN tagging for initial management is more than just
unhelfpul. It is likely to block many users from completin the
installation, considering their device "bricked" by OpenWrt.

IMHO, the default should be aligned with other OpenWrt targets and
stock firmware before the initial release of this target.  I therefore
request that this patchset is backported to 21.02.

Bjørn Mork (3):
  realtek: revert to "standard" management configuration
  realtek: sort the port list numerically
  realtek: use full range of assigned MAC addresses

 .../realtek/base-files/etc/board.d/02_network | 24 ++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)


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