[Cerowrt-devel] quad core arm

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Tue Dec 5 05:13:03 EST 2017

Matt Taggart <matt at lackof.org> writes:

> On 12/03/2017 09:44 AM, Dave Taht wrote:
> [snip]
>> Another goal was a largely fruitless quest to find the ideal next gen
>> replacement for the wndr3800. These days I'm using a AC2600 as my main
>> device and waiting for the ath10k support to catch up. I used to use
>> an olimex something or other for my NAS, I upgraded it to a pine64,
>> which was better but crashed hard a few months ago and I've not had a
>> chance to go fix it.
> RE: replacing the wndr3800...
> Lately I've been thinking about a different model, switching to one of 
> these newer multi core devices to act as a central router running 
> SQM/etc and _no_radios_ and then deploying lightweight ath9k APs around 
> the building. Maybe something like ubiquiti unifi AP (non-AC) running LEDE?
> Any other good and cheap ath9k AP options?
> (hard to compete with the wndr3800 now costing $25 shipped, but an AP 
> might have better antennas and PoE)

I'm basically doing this with the Turris Omnia as the central router
(which also does WiFi) and unifi APs (AC) around the building. Sadly it
requires manual configuration, but it does work quite well :)


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