[Cerowrt-devel] udm pro review

Joel Wirāmu Pauling joel at aenertia.net
Wed Mar 10 17:09:14 EST 2021

I was hoping the Lawsuit with Cambria would result in something.

tl;dr Ubiquity took cambria to court because the claimed they copied stuff,
cambria responded with their own litigation by saying Ubiquity wasn't
complying with GPL.

But they settled under NDA and we all lost out.

On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 10:44 AM Nils Andreas Svee <me at lochnair.net> wrote:

> Was kinda tempted to get one of those at one point, but seeing the
> software problems with them I'm staying away. Although it could be a
> nice OpenWrt box of course.
> Ah yes the GPL violations. I've been asked about bringing both CAKE and
> WireGuard to the UDMs, but with no sources there's not really anything
> I can do (someone did get userspace based WireGuard working though).
> When someone contacted UBNT support about it they responded with "We
> don't have any plan to release the GPL source code for the UDM and UDM
> pro yet".
> I mean in EdgeMax land they might need a poke to release the archives
> for a new firmware release, but they'll do it. For these however it's
> been 8 months since that request and we've seen nothing.
> Next time I'm in the market for new networking equipment I'm probably
> not going to touch Ubiquiti again. I digged it back in the days
> fq_codel was added into the firmware that we reminisced about, but
> those times seems to be long behind us.
> </rant>
> --
> Best Regards,
> Nils
> On Wed, 2021-03-10 at 12:09 -0800, Dave Taht wrote:
> > I have been fiddling with a ubnt udm pro
> >
> > the great - 4GB of ram, really fast cpus, can push a lot of bits
> > through sqm. the sqm-scripts
> > just worked but to make it truly functional at all you need the gui...
> > the good - galene videoconferencing server cross compiled and ran on
> > it first time
> > the bad - innumerable gpl violations
> > the awful - having to register the product online in order to use it
> > at all... and the registration process for a new account... doesn't
> > work.
> >
> > I have never been so tempted to just arbitrarily reflash a box to
> > openwrt without fiddlin further.
> >
> >
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