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toh:mikrotik:rb411 [2012/10/04 21:28]
nebbia88
toh:mikrotik:rb411 [2014/02/13 07:00] (current)
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-are you ready to lose your Mikrotik RouterOS licence? +===== Product links =====
-if not, export it from Winbox->System->Licence..+
-I'll explain the steps for installing Backfire assuming you have a windows xp box, i'm sure a linux guy can handle it by himself.+  * [[http://routerboard.com/RB411 | RB411, 300MHz, 32MB RAM, mini-PCI]] 
 +  * [[http://routerboard.com/RB411U | RB411U, 300MHz, 32MB RAM, USB (powered?), mini-PCI, mini-PCIe (only USB/3G)]] 
 +  * [[http://routerboard.com/RB411AH | RB411AH, 680MHz, 64MB RAM, mini-PCI]] 
 +  * [[http://routerboard.com/RB411UAHR | RB411UAHR, 680MHz, 64MB RAM, Wi-Fi 802.11bg, USB (unpowered), mini-PCI, mini-PCIe (only USB/3G)]] 
 + 
 +===== Installation ===== 
 + 
 +The installation procedure is described in deep details on the [[.rb433|MikroTik RouterBoard 433]] page. It is the exact same procedure for both boards: 
 +  - build ramdisk image, netboot with TFTP 
 +  - build tar.gz image, install with wget2nand 
 +  - boot, install packages, and have fun! 
 + 
 + 
 +===== Installation from Windows XP ===== 
 + 
 +Are you ready to lose your Mikrotik RouterOS licence? 
 +If not, export it from Winbox->System->Licence. 
 + 
 +I'll explain the steps for installing Backfire assuming you have a Windows XP box, i'm sure a linux guy can handle it by himself.
NOTE: tested on a RB411, but I'm sure it works for other models too ;) NOTE: tested on a RB411, but I'm sure it works for other models too ;)
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you can power off the RB for now. you can power off the RB for now.
-let's set up the PXE & TFTP boot..+let's set up the PXE & TFTP boot.
download TFTPD32: download TFTPD32:
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here comes the fun part, you have to find an "openwrt-ar71xx-nand-vmlinux-initramfs.elf" image, note the "initramfs" in the name, you can't find these image on http://downloads.openwrt.org , usually you should compile your image selecting the "ramdisk" option, but after a lot of time i found a site with such files "ready to use": here comes the fun part, you have to find an "openwrt-ar71xx-nand-vmlinux-initramfs.elf" image, note the "initramfs" in the name, you can't find these image on http://downloads.openwrt.org , usually you should compile your image selecting the "ramdisk" option, but after a lot of time i found a site with such files "ready to use":
-http://www.ozo.com/airo/openwrt/firmware/latest/2.6/ar71xx/26878/openwrt-ar71xx-nand-vmlinux-initramfs.elf+http://www.ozo.com/airo/openwrt/firmware/latest/2.6/ar71xx/26878/openwrt-ar71xx-nand-vmlinux-initramfs.elf DELETEME //It is a really bad idea to get an outdated, untrusted pre-built image on a random website! Please build your own as described on the [[.rb433|RB433 page]].//
save in the tftpd32 folder, rename as "vmlinux", fire up tftpd32.exe, and power up the RB, you should see something similar in the serial console: save in the tftpd32 folder, rename as "vmlinux", fire up tftpd32.exe, and power up the RB, you should see something similar in the serial console:
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-it means that the RB has found the DHCP server on your router.. just press the ESCAPE key in the serial console and try again ;)+it means that the RB has found the DHCP server on your router. just press the ESCAPE key in the serial console and try again ;)
finally the RB should boot openwrt ramdisk: finally the RB should boot openwrt ramdisk:
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go back to the routerboot setup (pressing any key at start), go back to the routerboot setup (pressing any key at start),
-press "o" for "boot device", "n" for "boot over Ethernet"+press "o" for "boot device", "o" for "boot from NAND only"
press "x" to save and exit. press "x" to save and exit.
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-obviously depending on your wireless NIC..+obviously depending on your wireless NIC.
then you can do most things on luci, http://192.168.1.250 then you can do most things on luci, http://192.168.1.250
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- +===== Tags ====== 
- +{{tag>; FastEthernet 2NIC 0WNIC no_switch PoE USB USB2.0 0USB 1USB Serial integrated MiniPCI 32RAM 64RAM gt32Flash mips ar71xx devBoard}}
-===== Old wiki page: ===== +
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-Status: Works for me with r25921 +
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-Build ramdisk image, boot with TFTP. +
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-Build tar.gz image, install with wget2nand +
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-Boot, install packages. +
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-Have fun. ;-) +
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-See this page for relevant information: +
-[[http://wiki.openwrt.org/oldwiki/openwrtdocs/hardware/mikrotik/rb100| Old wiki page for RB100 series.]] +
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-Produkt links: +
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-[[http://routerboard.com/RB411UAHR | RB411UAHR ,USB, WLAN-Radio 11bg, 300MHz, 64MB RAM, PCIe only? for USB3G]] +
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-[[http://routerboard.com/RB411U | RB411U,  USB, 300MHz, 64MB RAM, PCIe only? for USB3G]] +
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-[[http://routerboard.com/RB411AH | RB411HR, 300MHz, 64MB RAM]] +
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-[[http://routerboard.com/RB411 | RB411, 300MHz, 32MB RAM, mini-PCI]] +
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