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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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