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Custom firmware build for R7800 v. 1.0.2.64SF

Discussion in 'NETGEAR AC Wireless' started by Voxel, Feb 22, 2019.

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  1. Voxel

    Voxel Very Senior Member

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    Continuation of
    . . .
    https://www.snbforums.com/threads/custom-firmware-build-for-r7800-v-1-0-2-63sf.54782/

    New version of my custom firmware build: 1.0.2.64SF.

    Changes (vs 1.0.2.63SF):

    1. Attempt to fix the issue with ReadyCLOUD in AP mode.
    2. Default ReadyCLOUD version is upgraded 20170914->20180619.
    3. Fixing the issue with OpenVPN server (WebGUI).
    4. OpenVPN is upgraded 2.4.6->2.4.7.
    5. tar package is upgraded 1.30->1.31.
    6. curl package is upgraded 7.63.0->7.64.0.
    7. unbound package (used in stubby) is upgraded 1.8.3->1.9.0.
    8. getdns package (used un stubby) is upgraded 1.4.2->1.5.0.
    9. stubby package is upgraded 0.2.3->0.2.4.
    10. libsodium package (used in dnscrypt-proxy v.1) is upgraded 1.0.16->1.0.17.
    11. libvorbis package is upgraded 1.3.5->1.3.6.
    12. ffmpeg package is upgraded 3.2.12->3.4.5.
    13. busybox package: patch command is added.
    14. busybox package: dos2unix/unix2dos commands are added.
    15. Host tools: two components are upgraded (bison, sed).

    The link is:

    https://www.voxel-firmware.com (thanks to vladlenas for his help with hosting).

    P.S.
    Maybe I release fw too often :). But a lot of updates. And new version of OpenVPN: it worth a try.

    Voxel.
     
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  2. ulaganath

    ulaganath Senior Member

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    Gr8 I have to share this.
    It’s been 2months your 62f is rocky.

    I was Also using a mini router but x4s is also a router maybe overkill but I like the interface of edge x live traffic system which is missing in x4s I know the 3rd part app will give that.

    My experience is afterR7000 this router has reached near gig internet speed I was literally getting 118+ even local speed limit to 108-115MB/s

    It’s good experience my setup ready for future internet . Of course a lot of factors involved a good cpu and app with good ram and SSD needed for this speed to be achieved constantly I mean a 50gig will be downloaded full 1gbps speed wow post snap and video as possible.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  3. ulaganath

    ulaganath Senior Member

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    pege63 Very Senior Member

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    NO, just keep up with the good work Voxel!!
     
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  5. kamoj

    kamoj Senior Member

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    I'm very happy for the busybox additions.:)
    Now I have more to do this weekend.;)
    Thank you Voxel!
     
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  6. Voxel

    Voxel Very Senior Member

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    He-he! Funnily kamoj . They are added especially. To load your weekend ;). People like your work! Go ahead.

    Voxel.
     
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  7. cordezz

    cordezz Occasional Visitor

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    Thank you Voxel.
    I can confirm that it works now. Had to type first “cloud uninstall” and reboot, but then I could register my Readycloud account. :)


    BTW: Whats the difference between entware-cortex-a15-3x-initial-generic.tar.gz and entware-cortex-a15-3x-initial-alternative.tar.gz ?
     
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  8. Voxel

    Voxel Very Senior Member

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    Good you could solve this. I had something similar during testing. Something was changed in the stock 1.0.2.62 for AP mode. So I had to add my own init script for ReadyCLOUD installation. And BTW people in official NG forum signal problems with ReadyCLOUD (in bridge mode, but the same for AP mode).


    See:

    https://github.com/Entware/Entware/wiki/Alternative-install-vs-standard

    Alternative is important for some packages such as e.g. OpenSSH server (it does not accept root account rights for init script).

    Voxel.
     
  9. cdysthe

    cdysthe Regular Contributor

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    Great new build! And no, you do NOT release too often. Those who do not want to update simply shouldn't. Thank you so much for your excellent work! My router purrs every time I get a new Voxel on it! :)
     
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  10. vit5421

    vit5421 Occasional Visitor

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    There is a bug in this version. The router is working after update but password and security questions were lost on both routers and i have to reset the routers and upload the configuration file
    So be careful
     
  11. kamoj

    kamoj Senior Member

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    The OpenVPN Client speed is again the best I ever seen with Voxel Firmware: 120+ Mbps after 10+ tests to www.speedtest.net.
    Congratulations Voxel!

    PS
    I have not lost "my password".
     
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  12. vit5421

    vit5421 Occasional Visitor

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    It happens on my both routers for 1st time ever. So i guess there is a problem
     
  13. Voxel

    Voxel Very Senior Member

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    I think you are mistaken. Maybe you flashed this version from the version < 63SF (or stock 1.0.2.62). Since 1.0.2.63SF I added NG's security enhancement (taken from the stock 1.0.2.62). And it asks for a password by design. Passwords are not stored now in nvram as a plain text so it is why it asks your for a password and security questions.

    I've flashed both of my R7800 and first of them four times. No lost passwords.

    I think guys would already report this (a lot of reports) in the case of such a bug.

    Voxel.
     
  14. vit5421

    vit5421 Occasional Visitor

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    Thank you. I flashed 64sf from 63sf. 63sf flashing was good. It works fine now after reset. The security questions was lost as well on both routers and I can't even activate telnet. I hope it was just my problem then
     
  15. ulaganath

    ulaganath Senior Member

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    Still rocking[​IMG]

    Sent from my ASUS_Z01RD using Tapatalk
     
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  16. bartj12

    bartj12 New Around Here

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    Thank you so much for your rock stable firmware!! Upgrading costs like 5 minutes, so keep the updates coming!
     
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  17. cdysthe

    cdysthe Regular Contributor

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    I did not experience the password loss. I have been getting the request for setting a new more secure password though, but that was before the update. All good here.
     
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  18. jsmiddleton4

    jsmiddleton4 Senior Member

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    No DNS lookup stalls so far.

    Will install kamoj's scripts/add in later and see after doing so.
     
  19. jsmiddleton4

    jsmiddleton4 Senior Member

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    Don't know what to tell you just that with kamoj's add in for me I have DNS stalls. Takes too long to resolve.

    Also I lost connection to my USB/eSATA attached hard drives.
     
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  20. billygoat

    billygoat New Around Here

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    I wanted to show some thanks so donated a little for your hard work. Thank you for your firmware and more importantly your attitude towards newcomers.
     
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