A GNU/Linux based firmware program for embedded devices such as residential gateways and routers.

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Static IPv4 & IPv6 configuration on openwrt linux

The /etc/config/network file has the ipv6 and ipv4 entry for an eth0 interface. Executing ifconfig eth0 shows both ipv4 and ipv6 address of that interface as per configuration. Performing ifconfig ...
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OpenWRT - route all the traffic through TOR

Passing through all the traffic in the router to TOR sounds like a good idea. But there aren't any good documentations about the implementation of this idea. Could anyone please explain, how can ...
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OpenWRT redirect traffic based on requested domain/port pair

If we would have an OpenWRT router, would we have a solution for redirecting the users traffit to HTTPS if they would request a plain HTTP website based on domain name? Example: If the traffic wants ...
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How to know disk space occupied by packages in OpenWrt?

I am trying to configure OpenWrt on my device and got out of space. I was downloading some tooling packages. Now how can I determine their weights so that decide what to uninstall? Is it possible to ...
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Mount JFFS2 FS in openwrt

I'm trying to mount 1[MB] of flash as JFFS2 FS in openwrt environment, using 128[MB] NAND flash (4 bit ECC). I'm using the following sequence - flash_eraseall -j dev/mtd6 mount -t jffs2 -o noatime ...
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How to flash a router from FreeWRT to OpenWrt?

How can I change the firmware on a router from FreeWRT to OpenWrt? The router is a Linksys WRT54GL, so it should have enough memory for OpenWrt and I have SSH connection as root to the system.
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Send email on SSH connection OpenWrt

Is there a way to send an email when anyone connects via SSH (or LuCI for that matter)? I'm setting up my router to log to a flash drive so I guess I could grep the logs or possibly look at ...
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How to disable domain service at port 53 on WAN side in OpenWRT?

nmap on the WAN IP shows PORT STATE SERVICE 53/tcp open domain after basic configuration on a fresh OpenWRT (version Chaos Calmer) system. But the service should not be visible from WAN, but ...
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How to merge two network interface in one?

I have two network interface on my router: wlan0 and wlan1. First for 2.4Ghz and second for 5Ghz. Also i have Coova-chilli with setting HS_LANIF=wlan0. Therefore captive portal (chilli) work for only ...
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How to kill a process in shell script which is running through cron?

I have a shell script which runs in cronjob. This shell script has to kill a process which is running and start the new process again. When I run the script manually it works perfectly fine, but when ...
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How to detect a working ttyUSB for my usb modem

I working with OpenWRT and need setup USB 3G Modem. When i connect USB modem i see in logs that system create four ttyUSB. Why four? Tue Jul 29 07:45:23 2014 kern.info kernel: [ 580.220000] ...
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Log if no network

I have a router with OpenWRT. I noticed that sometimes (during night time) I have no internet connection. How can I log when this happens?
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How to use a PS gamepad with OpenWRT?

I'm fairly new to OpenWRT and Linux in general so please bare with me. I'm trying to print the button presses from a playstation gamepad to the console on an Arduino Yun which has OpenWRT. I've used ...
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Port forwarding only works for first packet sent

I'm trying to configure port forwarding (80 and 443) on my new router. The router is a Xiaomi Mi Wi-fi, that establishes a PPPOE session with a VDSL2 modem/router (BBox2). The Xiaomi router runs a ...
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Where does make defconfig get its configuration in OpenWrt?

I am compiling an image for wifi devices using OpenWrt. Following the instruction I copy a simple .config file to TOP-DIR. CONFIG_TARGET_ar71xx=y CONFIG_TARGET_ar71xx_generic=y ...
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Disable SSH password authentication on specific interface

I have an OpenWrt router, I want to disable password authentication on SSH, so that one can only authenticate with keys. This is easily achieved by following the guide in the documentation, however, I ...
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ifconfig: bad address '-apbridge'

I need to configure the network interfaces in my OpenWRT-router. hence I need to change some options in the /etc/config/network file. specifically I want to remove the bridge connection. I have tried ...
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how get net switch info in soc?

I have a router device. cpu is mtk7620n. mtk7620n have a switch. How can i get information of the switch . swconfig show nothing. i think the switch have no driver. Anybody give me some ...
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openwrt eth2.1 can not receive packets

I have network configure: config interface 'lan' option ifname 'eth2.1' option type 'bridge' option proto 'static' option ipaddr '192.168.2.1' option netmask '255.255.255.0' ...
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Retrieve value of RTS threshold without iwconfig

Is there a way in OpenWrt to read the current value of the RTS threshold for a specific interface without installing iwconfig? What I'm looking for is the value of RTS thr that can be found in the ...
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Unable to launch the requested CGI program: /www/cgi-bin/first.cgi: Text file busy

I'm trying to make a very simple shell script to run as a CGI on a uhttpd server running on an OpenWRT install. The file is called /www/cgi-bin/first.cgi and looks like... #!/bin/sh echo ...
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Delay in playing(recording?) real time raw audio. [OpenWrt, Debian]

I'm developing OpenWrt device which sends audio data to network but I have issues in the early beginning. I'm trying to find which cause delay in playing (or maybe recording, but more probably ...
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How to measure traffic on OpenWRT 12.04

Since just doing a cronjob every morning, before the router reboots: ifconfig > "`date`.ifconfig.txt" isn't very effective, since after ~4 GByte's the counter in the ifconfig will go to zero. ...
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How to log into network in linux?

I am using a custom version of OpenWRT linux that is used as a dev enviroment for a a graphic library. I am using it as a Virtualbox image. The distro contains a proxy module that needs to access the ...
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Human readable dmesg time stamps on OpenWRT

The output of dmesg shows the number of second+milliseconds since the system start. [ 10.470000] ohci_hcd: USB 1.1 'Open' Host Controller (OHCI) Driver [ 14.610000] device eth0 entered ...
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OpenWRT configuration when router is in bridged mode

I am planning on putting my Zyxel ADSL modem in bridged mode and use an OpenWRT router instead as the exit point from my local network. So, what protocol must have the Wan interface if the router is ...
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Installed library packages cannot be found on OpenWRT

I have been compiling / installing custom packages for OpenWRT. I kept running into problems when I was compiling getting errors like: Package x is missing dependencies for the following libraries: ...
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Wifi on/off button on TP-Link WR841ND

I installed OpenWRT into TP-Link WR841ND. Everything works as expected, but I can't get the wifi on/off switch working. I followed the guide described on the OpenWRT page for this router. Scripts in ...
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Creating bash app for OpenWrt

I would like to know how to create a script in bash for OpenWrt, but having it installed like an application and with the possibility to include arguments/options when calling the app. As an example: ...
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Imagemagick on open wrt router “UnableToOpenConfigureFile”

I have installed Open Wrt on my TP-Link TL-WR740N/ND v4. Everything works fine but the Imagemagick. I have installed it into ram (no enough space on rom ) with opkg # opkg install imagemagick ...
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Openwrt in industrial solutions. connect fail reasons

all, I have uci wifi setup whitch i know is correct to connect to access point. But it does not associate sometimes. and other Access point does not connect ever it is equivalent, but with different ...
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OpenWrt: prevent that an IP address could be reachable in the network, excluding a few hosts

So there is a network: 192.168.1.0/24. Router is an OpenWrt 12.04 on a WRT160NL. We got a new network printer. But it's www server is reachable to everyone in the network (and thus everyone can ...
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Accent error on OpenWrt 12.09?

[user@localhost ~] ssh -x -a root@192.168.1.1 BusyBox v1.19.4 (2013-03-14 11:28:31 UTC) built-in shell (ash) ----------------------------------------------------- ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT (12.09, r36088) ...
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OpenWrt: Find neighbors knowing their MAC address

I have an Open Mesh access point connected to the same router (an Aerohive BR100) than an Axis camera. I would like to automate the discovery of the camera's IP from inside the Open Mesh sensor, ...
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How to make OpenWrt Makefile compile faster?

I have recorded that it took 50 minutes for an initial compilation of the OpenWrt firmware image, assuming all the necessary packages have been installed via sudo apt-get install. My BuildRoot Root ...
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openwrt firewall - block a set of ip addresses from internet access

I'm running OpenWRT Attitude Adjustment r33556 / LuCI Trunk (trunk+svn9325) on my WNDR3800. I would like to configure my firewall to: Only allow a specific range of IP addresses to access internet, ...
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Port Forwarding using iptables on Open-Mesh

A quick overview for those who are unfamiliar with Open-Mesh: The system uses small wireless access points that automagically build their own mesh network. As long as one of the access points is ...
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How to setup PPPoE with OpenWrt

Probably this is a simple question, but I can't find an answer... I have an ADSL router (Dlink DSL-524T) which runs OpenWrt Backfire 10.03.1. It connects to the internet using PPPoA: this is my ...
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Tunnel openwrt requests

I am pretty new to OpenWrt what I want to achieve is the following scenario: I have a socks5 proxy server running on a machine witch is at work. From my home I wish to configure my router who is ...
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TP-Link TL-WR1043ND as dumb access point

I followed these instructions on how to set up my TP-Link TL-WR1043ND as a dumb AP: Flashed brand new Attitude Adjustment 12.09-rc1 Logged into LuCI, set up a password Disabled and stopped firewall ...
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How to find out logical interface name of tap0?

Well, the question is given. I have tap0 interface connecting to a server which provides IPv6 addresses. I would like to set my RDNSS settings in radvd config and I need the logical interface name of ...
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Why are there two different OpenWRT firmwares for the LinkSys WRT54G3GV2-VF?

The stable version of OpenWRT (10.03.1) does not work on the LinkSys WRT54G3GV2-VF. The WiFi doesn't work, there are various bugs on trac that say it's fixed in trunk. However if you browse the ...
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The n mode on “iwlist wlan0 scan”

I know how to determine if scanned AP uses B or G mode, but how to know (using "iwlist wlan0 scan") it uses N protocol ? if I use "iw dev wlan0 scan" and see if the cell has a "HT capabilities" block. ...
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Linux find Wifi Networks trotocol(a/b/g/n) version of all available access points

I do use iwlist wlan0 scanning and it gives me a fair amount of data, but one part is missing. It is protocol version. By protocol I mean (a/b/g/n). It would be very good to have these commands in ...
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How to apply new wireless settings on an OpenWRT router without rebooting it?

After I manually edit the: vi /etc/config/wireless file, what should I do to apply the modifications? Until this day I rebooted the router, but aren't there any better solutions? (and no, www is ...
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Need to improve urlencode function

I need a way to URL encode strings with a shell script on a OpenWRT device running old version of busybox. Right now I ended up with the following code: urlencode() { echo "$@" | awk -v ORS="" '{ ...
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Configure OpenWRT as repeater

At home I'd like to configure one of my wifi routers to serve as a WI-FI signal extender. Since my main router is OpenWrt-based (Backfire 10.1.3), I'd like to use it for that purpose. I've looked ...
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DMA errors on OpenWrt router

I have a WRT160NL router with OpenWrt Backfire (10.03.1, r29592), and there is a 3,5" WD Green 1,5TB HDD attached to it. In the recent time if I read the logs on it with "logread" I can see these ...
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How to make sense of an iptables chain configuration

This is about how to make sense of the chains found in the iptables default configuration on a typical home router running OpenWrt (a stripped down Linux for router devices), but which ultimately may ...
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Allow IP packet forwarding from LAN to modem via router

In short: I'd like to be able to telnet to my modem from my PC via my router. There is a simple home router on 192.168.33.1. It is running OpenWrt. It has the following interfaces defined: br-lan ...