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Asus RT-N66

Supported Versions

Version/Model Launch Date Model Specific Notes
B1 2013 commonalities with the Netgear WNDR4500
B2 2014 HW same as B1, different CFE version

The RT-N66U and RT-N66W are the same except U has a black case and W has a white case.

The RT-N66R is the same as the RT-N66U. It is simply a repackage for retail sale.

Please notice that due to Broadcom BCM47xx driver limitations current wireless support is sketchy.

In Chaos Calmer r45879, 5 GHz is disabled and 2.4 GHz is very weak (see:

Hardware Highlights

ModelVersionSoCCPU MHzFlash MBRAM MBWLAN HardwareWLAN2.4WLAN5.0Gbit portsModemUSB
RT-N66UB1, B2Broadcom BCM470660032256Broadcom BCM4331 (integrated)b/g/na/n5No2x 2.0




Architecture: MIPS
Vendor: Broadcom
Bootloader: CFE
System-On-Chip: Broadcom BCM4706 (MIPS32 74K)
CPU/Speed Broadcom BCM5300 chip rev 1 pkg 0 (MIPS 74K V4.9)@ 600 Mhz
Flash-Chip: Spansion S29GL256P10TF101
Flash size: 32 MiB
RAM: 256 MiB
Wireless: Broadcom BCM4331 802.11n dual band 3x3
Ethernet: Broadcom BCM53125SKMML
USB: Yes 2 x 2.0
Serial: Yes

MicroSD Card

To use the MicroSD card slot that is on the motherboard you must install the kmod-usb-core, kmod-usb-ohci, kmod-usb-uhci, kmod-usb2 packages, plus those for the filesystem you would like to use


toh/asus/rt-n66u.txt · Last modified: 2017/06/18 14:37 by tmomas