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Netgear R8000

Hardware Highlights

VersionSoCCPU MHzFlash MBRAM MBWLAN HardwareWLAN2.4WLAN5.0Gbit ports USB
Broadcom BCM4709A02x 1000128NAND256Broadcom BCM43602 + BCM43602b/g/na/n/ac51x 2.0, 1x 3.0

Firmware downloads

Version Flash from non-OpenWrt firmware Upgrade from existing OpenWrt firmware
v1 15.05.1 Factory image 15.05.1 Upgrade image


  • First supported in 15.05 release
  • 15.05 could fail to boot on device with NAND bad blocks (fixed for 15.05.1 release and in trunk)
  • Second data partition (79 MiB) not available in OpenWrt
  • For a proper performance use:
    • radio0 for the higher 5 GHz band (channel 149 or something else, depending on country)
    • radio2 for the lower 5 GHz band (channel 48, or something like that and lower)


toh/netgear/r8000.txt · Last modified: 2016/11/12 20:36 by zajec