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

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Creating an open wifi acess point for April Fool's Day which I want the client can only visit the login/splash page, but not working

I bought a Hiwifi J2 (Chinese) router, and sysupgraded to OpenWrt (not official version, but a patched version based on OpenWrt Barrier Breaker: https://github.com/rssnsj/openwrt-hc5761). Then ...
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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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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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access to local web site from internet using hostname

I've got a server on my LAN which hosts a website. I've also got a router with openWRT serving as gate between the internet (with public IP 1.2.3.4) and LAN and a registered hostname say "myhost.com". ...
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Screens die even though process is still running

I have a problem with running an irssi in a screen session on a tomato usb router setup. Screen reports session as dead, even though the process is still running (both for screen and irssi) Screen ...
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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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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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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 which is at work. From my home I wish to configure my router which is ...
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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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OpenWRT configuring access point Archer C7v2

I am trying to configure OpenWRT Barrier Breaker on Archer C7v2 to act as a dumb access point, so the WAN ethernet port will be connected to my network, and anything connected to wifi or the other LAN ...
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OpenWRT on embedded device as firewall

I have the following setup in my network: My internet comes in through an ATT Uverse modem/router. The router is in bridge mode because that ATT Uverse modem/router connects to a second higher ...
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Corrupted Packets in IFB on OpenWRT

I'm trying to do ingress shaping on OpenWRT barrier breaker.. I have each port on a separate VLAN and I have two of the VLANs bridged. I've setup a transparent firewall between those VLANs ...
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Date in milliseconds on OpenWRT on Arduino YUN

I am using OpenWRT on the Arduino YUN and I am trying to get the exact date in milliseconds (DD/MM/YYYY h:min:sec:ms) by getting the time by an timeserver. Unfortunately date +%N just returns %N, but ...
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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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Connect OpenWrt router to home wifi AND open wifi

I've noticed I'm within comfortable wifi range of a nearby coffee shop's open connection. I have an OpenWRT router that I'm not using, and thought it might be handy to have this connected to my home ...
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Route VPN Connections through VPN

I am currently setting up a wireless router using OpenWRT. The place I live in requires joining a VPN to access the internet, supporting both PPTP and OpenVPN. I want to support the "freifunk" ...
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How to enable javascript in elinks?

I'm running openwrt on my router and I want elinks to be able to run javascript. Is it possible? the only openwrt text web browser is elinks so I got no other choice. This is the script I'm planning ...
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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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openwrt: dns resolving error from wifi connected devices

I am not sure what have I messed up, but I cannot resolve other pc's in my local network from the wifi-connected devices (laptops and cell phones). I have a separate tower-pc that acts as a dns and ...
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Gargoyle repeater bridge channel hopping

I have the Linux-based Gargoyle firmware running on an old TP-Link router, serving as a Repeater bridge to extend the range of a WIFI access point. Do I need to lock the original access point to a ...
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OpenWRT missing OD (octal dump)

I have a bash function using od command. Now I'm trying to run in on OpenWRT and see that in has not od. Also can't find it using install from opkg, because I can't find it. Is there a possibility to ...
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Cannot add startup service to openWRT from init.d

I have openWrt installed on a TP-Link TL-WA901N/ND v3. I don't have luci package installed because I don't have enough space, so I can only do thing via cli. What I'm trying to achieve is to create a ...
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OpenVPN and routing problem on OpenWRT

My home topology: router1 (192.168.1.1) - D-Link dsl2540u server with static IP available from Internet (ADSL via ppoe). 4 LAN ports. router2 (192.168.1.2) - D-Link DIR-300 with OpenWRT. Plays ...
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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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How can I properly QoS streaming services on OpenWRT

I'm going to start by explaining my naivete, I'm not sure, if netflix via a web browser uses the same protocol (http?) as netflix via a smart tv, for example. I'm using OpenWRT 14.07 currently, and am ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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Traffic counter on openwrt?

Are there any (not a resource hog) solutions to have statistics about the traffic on an OpenWrt router? :O e.g.: traffic per IP address, monthly statistics, etc. :O
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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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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 ...