[Cake] quick review: arokh's feature-full build of openwrt
dave.taht at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 13:17:35 EST 2016
Hannu's build is here:https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=28392
(download newest trunk build from Dropbox:
On Sun, Feb 14, 2016 at 10:10 AM, Hannu Nyman <hannu.nyman at iki.fi> wrote:
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> Subject: Re: quick review: arokh's feature-full build of openwrt
> Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 20:00:04 +0200
> From: Hannu Nyman <hannu.nyman at iki.fi> <hannu.nyman at iki.fi>
> To: Dave Täht <dave at taht.net> <dave at taht.net>
> My build:https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=28392
> (download newest trunk build from Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/t52c02rm20y8x9p/khFGAJu3gc )
> The message below is talking about Arokh' build, so I am just repeating also
> the link that.
> Arokh's build:https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=50914
> On 14.2.2016 19:57, Dave Täht wrote:
> > Where's your build again?
> > On 2/14/16 9:56 AM, Dave Täht wrote:
> >> https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=50914 as of feb 13th has many
> >> features (like having the luci-ssl gui native, sqm-scripts, and support
> >> for nearly all the platforms I have handy (c7v2, linksys 1200ac, wndr
> >> 4800 and 4300))... so I replaced a c7v2 router as my default home
> >> gateway to see how it did. It also has nifty features like multiple vpn
> >> support, mwan (for multiple uplinks), and a tor-specific ssid.
> >> Quick notes:
> >> dns is tunneled through dnscrypt and then to opendns by default, and
> >> feels "chunky".
> >> The ath10k in the archer c7v2 refused to come up with a "world" setting,
> >> I had to move it to country='US'.
> >> The wifi interfaces are bridged. (which is ok at the moment, I wanted a
> >> simple test)
> >> IPv6 "just worked".
> >> The default optional packages pointed to the wrong place - fixed with
> >> cd /etc/opkg
> >> sed -i
> >> s#http://luci.subsignal.org/~trondah/archer_cx/r48717/packages/#http://luci.subsignal.org/~trondah/archer_cx/r48717/packages/#g
> >> di
> >> stfeeds.conf
> >> netperf and Babel were not installed by default, but all the other tools
> >> I rely on like tcpdump were.
> >> It's kernel 4.1.16 (openwrt elsewhere is trying to stabilize on 4.4)
> >> cake works, but is mildly busted and does not have the triple flow
> >> isolation, and no extended stats are visible. The archer C7v2 has a
> >> different default ethernet wan port (eth0 rather than eth1) which caused
> >> me a bit of confusion while setting it up.
> >> # tc -s qdisc show dev eth0
> >> qdisc cake 800a: root refcnt 2 bandwidth 5500Kbit besteffort flows raw
> >> Sent 196703782 bytes 1022519 pkt (dropped 2131, overlimits 1605810
> >> requeues 0)
> >> backlog 0b 0p requeues 0
> >> The tc package installed is:
> >> tc-adv - 4.1.0-git-7
> >> While I was away comcast upgraded this connection to 75mbit/5.5mbit. We
> >> basically run out of cpu at this speed with cake and the default
> >> firewall rules.
> >> All and all it's an extremely competent effort, and I am happy to not
> >> have had to build it myself. I will probably "downgrade" to use
> >> comcast's local dnssec enabled dns resolvers and disable dnscrypt, but
> >> all in all it has everything I need on a day to day basis, and it seems
> >> to be nearly a pure superset of everything I regarded as essential in
> >> CeroWrt.
> >> The C7v2 is showing it's age (and there's another issue, which I'll get
> >> to in a sec), so I plan to try this distro on a linksys 1200ac later
> >> this week.
> >> There is another feature-full build of openwrt out there - hannu nyman's
> >> build specific to the wndr3800 and friends (like the ubnt gear), which
> >> is tracking cake developments more closely. I will give that a shot on
> >> my nearly last remaining cerowrt box after confirming the cake
> >> implementation is current.
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