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toh:netgear:wgt634u [2013/02/15 20:53]
runaway package for USB
toh:netgear:wgt634u [2014/06/14 14:18] (current)
theoradicus add info about brcm47xx legacy target
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 ====== Netgear WGT634U ====== ====== Netgear WGT634U ======
  
-A router that was end-of-lifed by Netgear on October 1, 2005, it remains a useful and versatile device. ​ It includes the typical 4+1 ethernet ports, plus a USB host port (beside package kmod-usb-ohci ​you might have to install package kmod-usb2 to get certain USB hardware working) and a mini-PCI slot holding an Atheros b/g radio (though it might happen that the necessary wifi kernel modules are not included in the firmware-image,​ which means you have to install either the package kmod-madwifi or (the more recent) kmod-ath5k, while it's safe to remove the unneeded packages kmod-b43 and kmod-b43legacy;​ cf. https://​dev.openwrt.org/​ticket/​8722 ).  It was designed with the idea that you could host data on an attached USB drive and access it from your wireless devices. ​ However, apparently consumers didn't want to do that in sufficient numbers to support a price premium.+A router that was end-of-lifed by Netgear on October 1, 2005, it remains a useful and versatile device. ​ It includes the typical 4+1 ethernet ports, plus a USB host port (you might have to install package kmod-usb2 to get certain USB hardware working) and a mini-PCI slot holding an Atheros b/g radio (though it might happen that the necessary wifi kernel modules are not included in the firmware-image,​ which means you have to install either the package kmod-madwifi or (the more recent) kmod-ath5k, while it's safe to remove the unneeded packages kmod-b43 and kmod-b43legacy;​ cf. https://​dev.openwrt.org/​ticket/​8722 ).  It was designed with the idea that you could host data on an attached USB drive and access it from your wireless devices. ​ However, apparently consumers didn't want to do that in sufficient numbers to support a price premium.
  
 Note: A lot of good information is on the OldWiki page:  http://​wiki.openwrt.org/​oldwiki/​OpenWrtDocs/​Hardware/​Netgear/​WGT634U Note: A lot of good information is on the OldWiki page:  http://​wiki.openwrt.org/​oldwiki/​OpenWrtDocs/​Hardware/​Netgear/​WGT634U
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 +:!: Untested: Trunk introduced a legacy target ( https://​dev.openwrt.org/​changeset/​41041 ) for old brcm47xx units like this one.
  
 ===== Supported Versions ===== ===== Supported Versions =====
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