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End of year 2017 development update

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by RMerlin, Dec 26, 2017.

  1. fatspirit

    fatspirit New Around Here

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    Just don't quote an entire post next time :)
     
  2. glugglug

    glugglug Occasional Visitor

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    The irony here is if you click "backbone" in the "seamless wifi experience" section at https://www.asus.com/AiMesh/ , it is clearly showing a tri-band router using the 2nd 5Ghz band as backhaul.
     
  3. RMerlin

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    I'll be able to answer that question once they release the source code to firmware with AiMesh support so I can evaluate what's involved.
     
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  4. PashaWFB

    PashaWFB New Around Here

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    Got it, thank you!
     
  5. Falco

    Falco Occasional Visitor

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    Thanks for the update and hard work!

    Still having a problem with the 382 code, I'll see if it is fixed in the next upcoming update.

    What I am witnessing;

    When I upgrade, my 5 GHz media bridge is no longer seen as a wireless bridge but seen as a network connection and it changes routing dramatically. I can connect to directly connected devices but static routing seems to not work. When I convert back to 380, it all works again. I will post something more detail if it happens again in the upcoming release with before/after screen shots.
     
  6. JCompagner

    JCompagner New Around Here

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    its a pitty that the RT-AC66U is getting to old now to really support.
    But i guess i will hold on to it until that ax routers will come along.

    The RT-AC66U is around me the most used Asus routers, i have 2 of them, neighours,co workers.
    Back then it was the best value for money, and it is still a very strong router.

    But i am missing now on new stuff i guess, but i can live with it, the only thing that i would be really interrested in is: aiMesh which will not come for my 2 AC66U routers

    But to buy another set like that AC86U just for that is a bit to much..
     
  7. Ted Danson

    Ted Danson Regular Contributor

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    Just wanted to say thank you RMerlin for all your hard work and to the community members who have helped me with getting my RT-AC5300 configured during 2017. I've learned a lot too. So thank you!
     
  8. HellDiver

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    It would be great to have AiMesh use ethernet backhaul, like the Apple Airports can do. Using 4 Airports at work for guest wifi and it works brilliantly (one AC Extreme and three N Express).
     
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  9. KevTech

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    I think it already can be done.

    https://www.asus.com/us/support/FAQ/1035140/
     
  10. Grigione

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    I hope that Merlin version of AiMesh will be introduced in ac68u,ac86u and others....It'would be fantastic to get a Merlin router with full vpn server/client capability and Ai Mesh support...
     
  11. scjr

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  12. Razor237

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    Thanks for all the work you do it is appreciated by many ... You and the whole community are very helpful when issues arise
     
  13. HawkInOz

    HawkInOz Regular Contributor

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    With 382.x now dead and the 384.3 pre-release test builds out there, where does the 380.69_2 update fall in the schedule now?
     
  14. RMerlin

    RMerlin Part of the Furniture

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    Too busy to look back at 380 right now, and there's not enough important patches queued up to justify a release right now.
     

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