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toh:linksys:wrt610n [2013/04/18 03:14]
codyps correct v2 cpu based on e3000 page
toh:linksys:wrt610n [2014/04/24 20:53] (current)
danitool
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====== Linksys WRT610N ====== ====== Linksys WRT610N ======
-The WRT610N v1.0 is based on the Broadcom 4705 cpu running at 300MHz. It has 8 MB flash and 64 MB SDRAM (2x HY5DU561622FTP).+The WRT610N v1.0 is based on the [[doc/hardware/soc/soc.broadcom.bcm47xx|Broadcom 4705]] cpu running at 300MHz. It has 8 MB flash and 64 MB SDRAM (2x HY5DU561622FTP).
The WNICs are a dual BCM4322 Chipset, one for 5GHz A and N and one for 2.4GHz B,G and N. The switch is a BCM53115 chip. The WNICs are a dual BCM4322 Chipset, one for 5GHz A and N and one for 2.4GHz B,G and N. The switch is a BCM53115 chip.
The WRT610N runs 802.11 A, B, G, and Draft N wireless protocols. It provides 4 gigabit LAN ports, 1 WAN port and a USB 2.0 port. The WRT610N runs 802.11 A, B, G, and Draft N wireless protocols. It provides 4 gigabit LAN ports, 1 WAN port and a USB 2.0 port.
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^ Version/Model ^ S/N ^ OpenWrt Version Supported ^ Model Specific Notes ^ ^ Version/Model ^ S/N ^ OpenWrt Version Supported ^ Model Specific Notes ^
-| WRT610N v1.0 | CTG01 | 10.03.1 ([[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/22840|r22840]]), untested post-2.4 ([[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/36099|r36099]]) | Wireless (and ethernet?) is only supported on brcm-2.4 yet, untested +| WRT610N v0 | ? | same as v1 | same as v1 | 
-| WRT610N v2.0 | CTG11 | trunk (added in [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/36099|r36099]], r36342 tested to boot) | same hardware as [[.:E3000|Linksys E3000]] |+| WRT610N v1.0 | CTG01 | 10.03.1 ([[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/22840|r22840]]), trunk (added [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/36099|r36099]], r36461 tested) | b43 works with 2.4GHz radio, wl with both
 +| WRT610N v2.0 | CTG11 | trunk (added in [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/36099|r36099]], r36342 tested) | same hardware as [[.:E3000|Linksys E3000]] | 
 + 
 +===== Known issues ===== 
 + 
 +  * Fixed in trunk: <del>The switch's first ethernet port is stuck in a slow mode: https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/13315</del> 
 +  * The b43 wireless driver doesn't support 11n modes (HT) or 5Ghz. The closed-source wl can be used for both. 
===== Hardware Highlights ===== ===== Hardware Highlights =====
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===== Installation ===== ===== Installation =====
-==== Obtaining an image for v2 ====+==== Obtaining an image ====
-Download [[http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/brcm47xx/openwrt-wrt610n_v2-squashfs.bin|trunk snapshot openwrt-wrt610n_v2-squashfs.bin]]+Download [[http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/brcm47xx/openwrt-wrt610n_v2-squashfs.bin|trunk snapshot openwrt-wrt610n_v2-squashfs.bin]] or [[http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/brcm47xx/openwrt-wrt610n_v1-squashfs.bin|trunk snapshot openwrt-wrt610n_v1-squashfs.bin]] depending on your hardware version. These snapshots ship with b43, so 5GHz wireless will not work and only BG rates will be avaliable.
Alternately, see [[http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/start#building.openwrt|instructions for building openwrt from source]] and set the following configuration (in 'make menuconfig') Alternately, see [[http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/start#building.openwrt|instructions for building openwrt from source]] and set the following configuration (in 'make menuconfig')
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  - press the reset button and keep it pressed for 5 seconds, then release it   - press the reset button and keep it pressed for 5 seconds, then release it
  - reconnect ethernet (DHCP shoud give IP address to computer)   - reconnect ethernet (DHCP shoud give IP address to computer)
-  - point your browser at 192.168.1.1. You should see a "Management Firmware update" screen where you can flash the firmware directly.+  - point your browser at http://192.168.1.1. 
 +  - You should see a "Management Firmware update" screen. Give it the ''openwrt-wrt610n_v1-squashfs.bin'' or ''openwrt-wrt610n_v2-squashfs.bin'' file depending on hardware version. 
 + 
 +If you have a serial console and the above isn't working you can press ctrl-c while the router is booting to get to a CFE prompt, then either: 
 +  - nvram set safe_mode_upgrade=on 
 +  - nvram commit 
 +  - reboot 
 +Or 
 +  - flash -ctheader -https : flash1.trx 
 + 
 +FIXME even though CFE says it's doing that last bit, it appears some setup is missing. Running the command manually from a canceled boot and then browsing to the upgrade page shows an imediate "Update Success" and the router reboots (CFE reports that it has run the "reboot" command).
==== OEM installation using the TFTP method ==== ==== OEM installation using the TFTP method ====
-Upload the ''openwrt-wrt610n_v1-squashfs.bin'' image with TFTP.+Upload the ''openwrt-wrt610n_v1-squashfs.bin'' or ''openwrt-wrt610n_v2-squashfs.bin'' image with TFTP.
FIXME desrcibe actual method FIXME desrcibe actual method
 +
 +Based on the CFE boot logs, it appears that the router attempts to load something via tftp with a max size of 0x32000 bytes (3.625MiB) into ram. This would limit our image size quite a bit.
===== Upgrading OpenWrt ===== ===== Upgrading OpenWrt =====
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====== Hardware ====== ====== Hardware ======
-===== Info =====+===== Info (v1, for v2 see E3000 page) =====
| **Architecture:** MIPS | | **Architecture:** MIPS |
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See [[.:wrt610n:sysinfo]]. See [[.:wrt610n:sysinfo]].
 +**OpenWrt SoC Status**
 +
 +See [[doc/hardware/soc/soc.broadcom.bcm47xx]]
 +
 +**For WIFI config with wl**
 +
 +Consult https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/5788 (don't choose an unsupported mode)
 +
 +===== Tags =====
 +{{tag>bcm47xx bcm4705 GigabitEthernet 5Port 1USB 802.11abgn_simultan b43 64RAM 8Flash MIPS MIPS32}}

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