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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 yetuntested ​+| 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 radiowl 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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