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tenninjas
toh:tp-link:tl-wdr4900 [2014/06/29 23:48] (current)
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  * Forum https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=42062   * Forum https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=42062
 +
 +As of May 2014, TP-Link appear to be discontinuing the TL-WDR4900 in Great Britain.
===== Supported Versions ===== ===== Supported Versions =====
^ Version/Model ^ S/N ^ Release Date ^ OpenWrt Version Supported ^ Model Specific Notes ^ ^ Version/Model ^ S/N ^ Release Date ^ OpenWrt Version Supported ^ Model Specific Notes ^
| v1.0 world-wide | - | 2013-01-22 | trunk [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/36051|r36051]]  | Freescale PPC w/2 Atheros radio chips 3 internal antennas (2.4Ghz) and 3 external antennas (5Ghz) | | v1.0 world-wide | - | 2013-01-22 | trunk [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/36051|r36051]]  | Freescale PPC w/2 Atheros radio chips 3 internal antennas (2.4Ghz) and 3 external antennas (5Ghz) |
-| v1.3 world-wide | - | 2013 | trunk | http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/mpc85xx/ |+| v1.3 world-wide | - | 2013 | trunk | http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/mpc85xx/ |
| v2.0 PRC only  | - | 2013-01-22 | trunk [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/39637|r39637]] | 6 external antennas, available in PRC only. http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/ar71xx/ | | v2.0 PRC only  | - | 2013-01-22 | trunk [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/39637|r39637]] | 6 external antennas, available in PRC only. http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/ar71xx/ |
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| **RAM-Chip:**                                | [[http://www.skhynix.com/inc/pdfDownload.jsp?path=/datasheet/pdf/graphics/H5TQ1G63DFR(Rev1.1).pdf|H5TQ1G63DFR]] | [[http://www.skhynix.com/products/consumer/view.jsp?info.ramKind=03&info.serialNo=H5PS5162GFR|H5PS5162GFR]] | | **RAM-Chip:**                                | [[http://www.skhynix.com/inc/pdfDownload.jsp?path=/datasheet/pdf/graphics/H5TQ1G63DFR(Rev1.1).pdf|H5TQ1G63DFR]] | [[http://www.skhynix.com/products/consumer/view.jsp?info.ramKind=03&info.serialNo=H5PS5162GFR|H5PS5162GFR]] |
| **RAM size:**                                | 128 MiB | 128 MiB  | | **RAM size:**                                | 128 MiB | 128 MiB  |
-| **Wireless1:**                              | Chip: AR9381-AL1A for 2.4GHz  | SoC: QCA9558-AT4A w/ 3x3 MIMO for 2.4Ghz          |+| **Wireless1:**                              | Chip: AR9381-AL1A w/ 3x3 MIMO for 2.4GHz  | SoC: QCA9558-AT4A w/ 3x3 MIMO for 2.4Ghz          |
| **Wireless2:**                              | Chip: AR9580-AR1A w/ 3x3 MIMO for 5Ghz    | Chip: AR9580-AR1A w/ 3x3 MIMO for 5Ghz | | **Wireless2:**                              | Chip: AR9580-AR1A w/ 3x3 MIMO for 5Ghz    | Chip: AR9580-AR1A w/ 3x3 MIMO for 5Ghz |
| **[[doc:techref:swconfig|Switch]]:**        | AR8327N-AL1A                              | AR8327N-BL1A  | | **[[doc:techref:swconfig|Switch]]:**        | AR8327N-AL1A                              | AR8327N-BL1A  |
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v1: [[http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/mpc85xx/openwrt-mpc85xx-generic-tl-wdr4900-v1-squashfs-factory.bin|openwrt-mpc85xx-generic-tl-wdr4900-v1-squashfs-factory.bin]] v1: [[http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/mpc85xx/openwrt-mpc85xx-generic-tl-wdr4900-v1-squashfs-factory.bin|openwrt-mpc85xx-generic-tl-wdr4900-v1-squashfs-factory.bin]]
 +
 +  * **WARNING: At June, 2014, the last weeks Trunk has developed several bugs that cause Wifi unstability and/or disappearing, hangs and reboots**.
 +      * The latest known stable Trunk is r39430. You can compile it yourself, or download a custom build here:
 +      * v1 r39430: [[https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?pid=237869#p237869]]
 +
v2: [[http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/ar71xx/openwrt-ar71xx-generic-tl-wdr4900-v2-squashfs-factory.bin|openwrt-ar71xx-generic-tl-wdr4900-v2-squashfs-factory.bin]] v2: [[http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/ar71xx/openwrt-ar71xx-generic-tl-wdr4900-v2-squashfs-factory.bin|openwrt-ar71xx-generic-tl-wdr4900-v2-squashfs-factory.bin]]
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{{:media:toh:tp-link:stock-fw-upgrade-step2.jpg?250|Upgrading from Stock Firwmare - Step 2}} {{:media:toh:tp-link:stock-fw-upgrade-step2.jpg?250|Upgrading from Stock Firwmare - Step 2}}
 +==== VLAN ====
 +To get tagged and untagged traffic working on the same port a patch for the switch driver is needed. Refer to: https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/12181#comment:73
===== De-brick or OEM installation ===== ===== De-brick or OEM installation =====
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  * a TFTP server started on your local machine   * a TFTP server started on your local machine
    * must be listening on the same link/IP address as the wired ethernet connection to the router     * must be listening on the same link/IP address as the wired ethernet connection to the router
-    * v1.x models prefer the server address 192.168.1.66, v2.0 prefers 192.168.1.100+    * v1.x models prefer the server address 192.168.0.66, v2.0 prefers 192.168.1.100
=== v1.x Flash Write Procedure === === v1.x Flash Write Procedure ===
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  - Plug in your router and keep the WPS/Reset button pressed until the tftp server confirms the transfer is done   - Plug in your router and keep the WPS/Reset button pressed until the tftp server confirms the transfer is done
  - Wait for the router to reboot, the new image will then be loaded   - Wait for the router to reboot, the new image will then be loaded
 +  - A pack ready for doing this, containing TFTPD32 server and the latest TP-Link firmware, can be found here: https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?pid=236428#p236428 
 +  - Also there's a video of the process: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54PAS0gvW2k
===== Failsafe / reset ===== ===== Failsafe / reset =====
After all else failed, I found [[http://www.binaryfriend.ru/2012/10/how-to-hard-reset-openwrt-on-tp-link-1043nd]].  Extremely simple.  Please see the original page for more info.  Summary: After all else failed, I found [[http://www.binaryfriend.ru/2012/10/how-to-hard-reset-openwrt-on-tp-link-1043nd]].  Extremely simple.  Please see the original page for more info.  Summary:
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{{tag>GigabitEthernet internalantenna 2usb 3x3 450mbps usb2.0 5ghz 5port 16flash 802.11abgn ath9k detachableantenna 6ant 3ant 128ram 802.11abgn_simultan 2WNIC, soc.freescale.mpc}} {{tag>GigabitEthernet internalantenna 2usb 3x3 450mbps usb2.0 5ghz 5port 16flash 802.11abgn ath9k detachableantenna 6ant 3ant 128ram 802.11abgn_simultan 2WNIC, soc.freescale.mpc}}
 +
 +===== Specific Configuration =====
 +==== Switch Ports (for VLANs) ==== WDR4900 v1?
 +
 +Numbers 2-5 are Ethernet Ports 1-4 as labeled on the unit, number 1 is "Internet" (WAN) on the unit, 0 is the internal connection to the router itself.
 +^ Port ^ Switch port ^
 +| CPU  | 0 |
 +| WAN  | 1 |
 +| LAN 1 | 2 |
 +| LAN 2 | 3 |
 +| LAN 3 | 4 |
 +| LAN 4 | 5 |
 +| (not used ?) | 6 |
 +
 +==== Switch Ports (for VLANs) ==== WDR4900 v2
 +
 +Numbers 2-5 are Ethernet Ports 1-4 as labeled on the unit, number 1 is "Internet" (WAN) on the unit, 6 is the internal connection to the router itself, and 0 is another CPU, because this router has two.
 +
 +^ Port ^ Switch port ^
 +| Second CPU | 0 |
 +| WAN  | 1 |
 +| LAN 1 | 2 |
 +| LAN 2 | 3 |         
 +| LAN 3 | 4 |
 +| LAN 4 | 5 |
 +| CPU  | 6 |
 +
 +
 +==== Luci WDR4900v2 (Example Vlans tag for Movistar FTTH Spain)
 +
 +
 +
 +{{:media:tplink_wdr4900v2_switch_vlan_tagg.jpg?900}}
 +
 +===== Other Information Resources =====
 +
 +[[https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=42062&p=22|OpenWRT Forum Thread "Developing Support for TPLINK WDR4900"]]
 +
 +[[https://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-LINK_TL-WDR4900_v1|Hardware Information at wikidevi (v1 International version)]]
 +
 +[[https://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-LINK_TL-WDR4900_v2|Hardware Information at wikidevi (v2 PRC-only version)]]

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