[Cerowrt-devel] [Cerowrt-users] WNDR3800CH varient doesn't load WNDR3800 firmware
pllewis72 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 16:30:42 EDT 2014
Flashed it and it works fine. Seems like that was one of the easier
support adds to a build.
openwrt-ar71xx-generic-wndr3800ch-squashfs-factory.img via tftp was the
image I tested. I have not done the jffs2 or sysupgrade image.
Cheers and if you're ever in central VA, I'll buy you a beer or alternate
Keep up the good work,
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:47 PM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just put test images up for the wndr3800CH up at:
> http://snapon.lab.bufferbloat.net/~cero2/test-wndr3800ch for squashfs and
> It is otherwise the same as the 3.10.50-1 release. If it works for you two
> I'll fold the 2 line patch into the build or pester someone at openwrt to
> get it in there.
> On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 10:44 AM, Sam Chessman <sam.chessman at gmail.com>
>> Top reply? Well, anyway I bought a refurbished WNDR3800 from amazon
>> $40.00 to run cerowrt. I was hoping to get a compatible model but it
>> turns out I got a version with model change to WNDR3800-1CHNAS which
>> cause the firmware upload to fail gracefully. I found out about
>> this at openwrt.org, see
>> The above referenced thread refers to an openwrt developer (zloop) who
>> says he built a version with a different model string WNDR3800CH.
>> See https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=51025
>> "according to GPL fw sources the router is called "WNDR3800CH"
>> so adding a line
>> Makefile:$(eval $(call
>> and modify the WNDR3800CH model to the Multiprofile line
>> $(eval $(call MultiProfile,WNDR3700,WNDR3700V1 WNDR3700V2 WNDR3800
>> WNDR3800CH WNDRMAC WNDRMACV2))
>> should create an image that can be flashed from factory firmware
>> PS: it's all untested - no guarantee it will work
>> feel free to test and send to the mailing list
>> I'm going to try patching the image header to have the model name
>> "WNDR3800CH" and see if it will load.
>> It would be a good idea for the developers who understand the above to
>> add this model to the makefiles so it also gets built. I bet a lot of
>> WNDR3800-1CHNAS series routers are out in the wild and if someone
>> picks one up to run wrt or cerowrt they will be stymied.
>> > Hi Eric,
>> > I can answer the first question: yes, that's the one. I'm running on
>> > exactly this since more than a year now.
>> > Best regards,
>> > Maciej
>> > On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 7:37 PM, Eric S. Johansson <esj at eggo.org>
>> >> is this the right box for cerowrt? I figure a refurb should work as
>> well as
>> >> new for this project.
>> >> btw, as a funding mechanism, have you considered teaming up with
>> Netgear to
>> >> sell refurbished boxes loaded up with cerowrt? set up inexpensive for
>> >> support forum you have two revenue streams.
> We had had several discussions with netgear's CTO about various options
> for a relationship. Towards the end, it seemed like my communications were
> being sent directly to /dev/null.
> Doesn't mean that they can't resume talks, but I'd rather get a RFP
> together for the next generation and see who might care enough about it to
> want to participate.
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