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  • OpenWrt 19.07 RC Offers WPA3 Configuration Support, All Targets On Same Kernel Version

    Phoronix: OpenWrt 19.07 RC Offers WPA3 Configuration Support, All Targets On Same Kernel Version

    OpenWrt 19.07 is on the way as the next feature release to this router/network focused Linux distribution that remains quite popular with hobbyists...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...7-RC1-Released

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    Any recommendations for newish hardware to run openWrt?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by 144Hz View Post
      Any recommendations for newish hardware to run openWrt?
      To vague and you better ask in the OpenWrt forum, it depends in your use case, budget and how important wireless speed/reliability is. The main problem is missing/good opensource driver support for certain wireless modules. So all devices that can use the ath9k driver (ath79) will have a much better WiFi connection, ipq40xx platforms also have good WiFi drivers. On the other hand the Marvell WiFi modules suffer from a lot of issues that will probably never be fully solved, since the last real change in this driver family was 2018.
      Last edited by andy22; 11-15-2019, 09:09 AM.

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      • #4
        andy22


        Use case: Wifi serving a family.
        Budget: Unlimited.
        Reliability: Yes please.

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        • #5
          I'm not sure why they don't just call it 20.0 rather than 19.7 (which was its original target release)

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          • #6
            Originally posted by 144Hz View Post
            andy22
            Use case: Wifi serving a family.
            Budget: Unlimited.
            Reliability: Yes please.
            Turris Omnia (if you want to use it as NAS or have other services running on it)

            On a Budget the most stable targets are ipq40xx/ath79 devices:
            https://downloads.openwrt.org/snapsh...ath79/generic/
            https://downloads.openwrt.org/snapsh...q40xx/generic/

            So stuff like the Zyxel NBG6617, Fritzbox 4040 or Archer C6.

            PS: Keep in mind you want at least a 16/32 MB flash and 128/256 RAM device.
            Last edited by andy22; 11-15-2019, 09:22 AM.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by 144Hz View Post
              andy22


              Use case: Wifi serving a family.
              Budget: Unlimited.
              Reliability: Yes please.
              Edgerouter X(-SFP )and Unifi AP AC range is support well. I have both a Edgerouter X and a AP AC Lite and they run very nicely

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              • #8
                Originally posted by 144Hz View Post
                Any recommendations for newish hardware to run openWrt?
                Doesn't exactly qualify as 'new' I guess, by I've had good results with OpenWRT on my TP-Link Archer C7 (mine is a v4 revision).

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                • #9
                  Any idea what the pre-reqs are for WPS3? I have a Netgear D7800, which uses the ath10k driver. Do I need to install a package? Or is the fact that only WPS2 and lower listed mean it isn't supported on my router

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                  • #10
                    Thanks guys!

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