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toh:bt:homehub.3.0b [2014/11/11 07:51] (current)
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====== BT HomeHub 3.0b ====== ====== BT HomeHub 3.0b ======
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 +** NEWSFLASH (JANUARY 2014): **
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 +** Following the sad closure of http://psidoc.com, all members of the BT Home Hub Openwrt community are now encouraged to join in ongoing development efforts, concentrated on the Home Hub 2B, at http://openwrt.ebilan.co.uk. **
Although sharing identical cases, the HomeHub 3.0b has totally different hardware to the BT HomeHub 3.0a and the BT Business Hub 3.0. Although sharing identical cases, the HomeHub 3.0b has totally different hardware to the BT HomeHub 3.0a and the BT Business Hub 3.0.
-The HH3.0b is based on the Broadcom BCM6361 SoC solution, whereas the HH3.0a and the BH3.0 are both driven by the Lantiq ARX168 SoC.+The HH3.0b is based on the Broadcom BCM6361 SoC solution, whereas the HH3.0a and the BH3.0 are both driven by the Lantiq ARX168 SoC. The HomeHub 3.0b is manufactured by Huawei, and may be similar to other Huawei devices
For identification purposes, the white boilerplate on the base of the device distinguishes the model number. The HH3.0a and the BT Business 3.0a, and the HH3.0b also have DC input sockets with a different diameter. For identification purposes, the white boilerplate on the base of the device distinguishes the model number. The HH3.0a and the BT Business 3.0a, and the HH3.0b also have DC input sockets with a different diameter.
  * <color red>support possible, but not supported yet</color>   * <color red>support possible, but not supported yet</color>
-  * [[doc:hardware:soc:soc.broadcom|Broadcom BCM63xx]]+  * [[doc:hardware:soc:soc.broadcom.bcm63xx|Broadcom BCM63xx]]
  * http://forum.kitz.co.uk/index.php/topic,10161.0.html   * http://forum.kitz.co.uk/index.php/topic,10161.0.html
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The jffs2 is signed in some way, and if this signature is mismatched, then the cferam refuses to start linux, but reportedly goes into a firmware update mode. The jffs2 is signed in some way, and if this signature is mismatched, then the cferam refuses to start linux, but reportedly goes into a firmware update mode.
-No serial port or jtag connector has been identified.+No serial port or JTAG connector has been identified. Early revision A boards appear to have possible JTAG connections below the LAN ports [[http://forum.kitz.co.uk/index.php?topic=10161.msg224919#msg224919|Kitz Forum]], but this has not been investigated. 
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 +There is an unlinked firmware upgrade page available at [[http://bthomehub.home/html/common/firmware_upgrade.html|on the HomeHub]], however firmware is not available online.
unanswered questions: unanswered questions:
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Has anyone else seen such a two-step cfe boot process? Has anyone else seen such a two-step cfe boot process?
 +===== Tags =====
 +{{tag>bcm63xx bcm6361 wip}}

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