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projects:re200 [2020/02/03 22:21]
Andreas Böhler
projects:re200 [2020/04/22 18:40]
Andreas Böhler
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 ====== Linux/OpenWrt on the TP-Link RE200v1/RE200v2 ====== ====== Linux/OpenWrt on the TP-Link RE200v1/RE200v2 ======
  
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 The web interface upgrade requires a firmware image with bootloader. The upgrade also overwrite the boot loader and there is no failsafe mode present. If flashing goes wrong, the device is bricked. The web interface upgrade requires a firmware image with bootloader. The upgrade also overwrite the boot loader and there is no failsafe mode present. If flashing goes wrong, the device is bricked.
  
-In order to update from stock to OpenWrt, a specially prepared firmware image is necessary. I created a small tool to ease preparation of such an image: openwrt-imagetool. The source code is available at [[https://www.aboehler.at/hg/openwrt-imagetool|www.aboehler.at/hg/openwrt-imagetool]] and Windows binaries can be downloaded {{:projects:openwrt-imagetool.zip|here}}.+In order to update from stock to OpenWrt, a specially prepared firmware image is necessary. I created a small tool to ease preparation of such an image: openwrt-imagetool.  
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 +<WRAP round important 90%> 
 +Downloads will be provided once a stable OpenWrt image is available. Until then, you need to create the image by hand. 
 +</WRAP> 
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 +/* The source code is available at [[https://www.aboehler.at/hg/openwrt-imagetool|www.aboehler.at/hg/openwrt-imagetool]] and Windows binaries can be downloaded {{:projects:openwrt-imagetool.zip|here}}. */
  
 After starting the program, you simply select TP-Link RE200v1, an original firmware image (from TP-Link), OpenWrt image file and the output directory. The tool then creates the file 'openwrt-webif.bin' in the selected output directory after clicking on 'Process'. The tool comes without any warranty and usage is at your own risk. After starting the program, you simply select TP-Link RE200v1, an original firmware image (from TP-Link), OpenWrt image file and the output directory. The tool then creates the file 'openwrt-webif.bin' in the selected output directory after clicking on 'Process'. The tool comes without any warranty and usage is at your own risk.