[Cerowrt-devel] Fwd: wndr3800 replacement

Michael Richardson mcr at sandelman.ca
Sun Mar 30 18:03:35 EDT 2014

Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
    >> Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote: >> that is just fine.  I don't
    >> expect 24-ports of GbE.  >> (I was expecting that cisco switch to do
    >> that... sadly no lost packets >> on a $100 unmanaged FE switch...)
    >> > I started looking at the edgerouter LTE and related boxes again.  >
    >> Does anyone else have one?
    >> I have ordered the 5-port POE one.

    > Does that support gigabit POE?

Unclear...  web site says:
            10/100/1000 Ethernet ports that support 24V or 48V PoE output
            with software-selectable voltage control* 

    >> My understanding is that it runs Vyatta. I would suspect that given
    >> that the

    > It is running an older version of vyatta, yes.


    >> edgerouter is MIPS, and has "special hardware", that VyOS might not
    >> have the

    > Not sure what the offloads buy you, except added latency. They are
    > easily disabled for testing various qdiscs... (can't remember the
    > command offhand)

    >> right support for that hardware.  I'm going to talk to Ubiquity if I
    >> can on Monday.  It might not make sense to run *Wrt on this device,
    >> not sure.

    > There is a pretty modern looking up-to-date build of openwrt for the
    > edgerouter, using 3.10, and so on. I am told however, that there are
    > some problems with the toolchain, which show up when you try to use
    > iptables. Haven't tried it myself (my edgerouter is 60km away), and
    > don't know how to flash openwrt onto it in the first place.


    > the current edgerouter firmware (v.1.4.1) is based on 3.4.23, and has
    > all the bugs in the 3.4 series.

    > I backported fq_codel and the latest flow hashing stuff to that
    > version; patch 0013 is a little problematic as yet:

why did you backport, rather than move the kernel forward?
Are there custom pieces in 3.4 which need to be forward ported?

    > http://snapon.lab.bufferbloat.net/~cero2/edgerouter-fq_codel-patches/

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