Posts with the tag OpenWRT

Enabling Regdomains on OpenWrt Routers

By default, the OpenWrt images ship with only US regdomains for WiFi. This is annoying if you live anywhere outside the United States. Here are two different ways to fix this:

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Running OpenWrt on the IB-NAS4220

Check out OpenWRT port for Raidsonic IB4220 and IB4210

OpenWrt images to download

Getting started

Setting up the disks

Partitioning and RAID

ssh root@yak
parted -s $dev mktable gpt
parted -s $dev mkpart primary 2MiB 512MiB
parted -s $dev mkpart primary 512MiB 100%
parted -s...

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Software I Install Right After Flashing A Bleading Edge OpenWrt trunk Version

Here are a couple of packages I install whenever I upgrade to a new trunk version of OpenWrt. I do this because the ability to install all those packages will only last for a couple of days until there will be a new trunk version with a different kernel. So...

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OpenWrt on a TP-Link TL-WDR4900 Router

The TL-WDR4900 is a Gigabit router made by the Chinese network equipment producer TP-Link.

Hardware Information

CPU Flash RAM Network WAN USB Serial
P1014 16MB 128MB 4x1 GigE 1x1 GigE x2 v2.0 Yes

The most important chips:

  • CPU: Freescale Semiconductor P1014
  • Switch: Atheros AR8327N
  • WiFi:
    • 2.4 GHz: Atheros AR9381
    • 5 GHz: Atheros AR9580

The power supply of this device has...

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OpenWrt on a TP-Link TL-WDR4300 Router

The TL-WDR4300 is an up-to-date router of the Chinese network equipment producer TP-Link.

CPU Flash RAM Network WAN USB Serial JTag
AR9344 8MB 128MB 4x1 GigE 1x1 GigE x2 v2.0 Yes Yes

I'm replacing my TP-Link TL-WR1043ND with that newer and faster model. Most of the hints and tricks for OpenWrt on the TL-WR1043ND given on that page still work for this...

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Using the Huawei E352s-5 UMTS USB Modem Stick with Ubuntu and OpenWrt

The Huawei E352s-5 is being marketed as web'n'walk Stick Fusion III by German Telekom. This blog post describes how to use it on Linux systems with the distributions Ubuntu and OpenWrt.

The Features First

  • Supported Modem Standards: HSPA+, HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Highest speeds with HSPA+: up to 21 MBit/s download and...

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Telekom Entertain with OpenWrt

This is my collection of links on the subject:

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OpenWrt on a TP-Link TL-MR3020 Router

This is a really compact and cheap router to take with you to hotels etc. to secure your internet access via VPN or redistribute a network.

The Hardware

You can get some information on the used hardware from my /proc/cpuinfo, /proc/meminfo and dmesg.

I put some photos I made of...

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Upgrade ASUS wl-500g Premium v1 from DD-WRT to OpenWrt

I was using an Asus wl-500g Premium router (hardware revision #1) running DD-WRT (I think it was version v24 preSP2 [Beta] Build 14311 mini). I decided to switch over to OpenWrt. The installation was dead simple. I just downloaded the .trx firmware image for the brcm47xx target (linux 2.6) from...

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OpenWrt: Configure WiFi Client as WAN and set up a 2nd AP to redistribute the WAN-Access

This is a nice thing to do if you are in a hotel and want to redistribute a single WiFi connection to other computers.

The setup works as follows: The WiFi with the SSID Telekom is the one being provided in the hotel. Here we can connect to it without encryption,...

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OpenWrt on a TP-Link TL-WR1043ND Gigabit Router

About the Hardware

The TP-Link TL-WR1043ND contains a great set of hardware for its price:

CPU Ram Flash Network Gigabit USB Serial JTag
Atheros AR9132@400MHz (MIPS) 32MB 8MB 4+1 Yes 1 x 2.0 Yes Yes

Please refer to for further details on the hardware.

My hardware version is (DE)v1.0.

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