Curiosity about FRITZ!BOX 7530 porting

Alberto Bursi bobafetthotmail at
Fri Feb 26 22:16:19 EST 2021

On 25/02/21 20:06, Enrico Mioso wrote:
> Hello all!!
> I have some curiosity about FRITZ!BOX 7530 workings:
> 1 - Why does wi-fi seem to not work correctly when booting the device 
> over initramfs when installing openwrt, but working fine when booting 
> from flash?

maybe the initramfs version is not seeing ART partitions on flash (so it 
cannot calibrate wifi card

> 2 - How does the installed u-boot detect when it needs to go ahead with 
> booting or start tftp?

check the device's recovery mode or uboot env with "printenv" command. 
It's usually either linked to pressing a button, or number of failed 
boot from flash or it always tries tftp before boot.


> I know, maybe I have to read the code, but I am asking myself those 
> things since days and not doing so, so was wondering if anyone of you 
> can tell me. :) Thanks guys.
> Enrico
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