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Any plans to release Asuswrt-Merlin for RT-N56U

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by hmaki, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. hmaki

    hmaki New Around Here

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    Hi

    Having bought an RT-N56U a year ago, I just recently became aware of the new 3.x version of firmware for it. I'm quite happy with it, but I miss USB HDD spindown. Asuswrt-Merlin sports that feature (among others), but RT-N56U is not on the supported devices list (not even experimental).

    Would it be possible to have experimental firmware releases for RT-N56U?
     
  2. RMerlin

    RMerlin Part of the Furniture

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    Unlikely. This router uses a totally different chipset, which would require extensive changes and testing. All my low-level changes are specific to Broadcom.
     
  3. hmaki

    hmaki New Around Here

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    Ok, I see.

    Besides, I noticed the USB drive I have doesn't support spindown. So, I guess I'm happy with stock firmware. Cheers.
     
  4. mikeg

    mikeg Senior Member

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    Or if you the Asus firmware lacking you can try Padavans fw. I have it running
    on a N56U without any froblem , fw .027.

     
  5. hmaki

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    Thanks for hint, I may try that.
     

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