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End of year 2017 development update

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

  1. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

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    Check the various posts I've made these past few weeks. RT-AC5300 support is currently targeted for 384.4 as the code wasn't available yet during 384.3 development, and AiMesh support for any model is highly unlikely at this time, due to technical reasons.

    Asus has about 30 or 40 different models to take care of, including debugging and testing. I have 9, and most of the testing/debugging has already been done by Asus by the time I work with that code. Completely different ballgame...
     
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  3. aceisastud

    aceisastud New Around Here

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    Any chance the rt-87u will still get the 384 code? I see it is in Pre-Beta. New to the forum and would like to get started. Hoping my router won't be legacy :(

    Duh, of course thanks for all the hard work...glad I found this!
     
  4. Levente

    Levente Occasional Visitor

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    @RMerlin

    First, thank you for your work, it's very useful for many people!

    Second: Is there any chance to have (web interface) vlan support on any asus router? (I know brt-828 has offically)

    Ty
     
  5. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

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    Not from me, would have to come from Asus.
     
  6. Grigione

    Grigione Regular Contributor

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    are there hopes to implement AiMesh on Merlin?
     
  7. JacquesR

    JacquesR Occasional Visitor

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    Post #101 - "AiMesh support for any model is highly unlikely at this time, due to technical reasons."
     
  8. setlec

    setlec Occasional Visitor

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    @merlin, do you have any news about the 382 or 384 firmware release for the rt-ac66u? i've posted on asus forums but got no reply.
     
  9. XIII

    XIII Very Senior Member

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    In the very first post in this thread:

    I have decided to drop active support for the older MIPS platform, which means the RT-N66U and RT-AC66U.
     
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  10. XIII

    XIII Very Senior Member

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    Reading it again: maybe you are referring to stock ASUS firmware?
     
  11. Mihai

    Mihai Regular Contributor

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    I want to build the rt-ac87u firmware can you help me
     
  12. Jack Yaz

    Jack Yaz Very Senior Member

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    Have you made sure to re-attach the CPU heatsink?
     
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  13. jrmwvu04

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    Good catch
     
  14. Grumpa

    Grumpa Occasional Visitor

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    Thanks for everything you do for us RMerlin! I'm still running 376.49.4 on my AC66 and it does everything I need flawlessly. I'm looking for an AC68 now to replace an older Linksys E3200. Because of the cooperation between Asus and you I won't consider any other brand.
     
  15. mikecpt

    mikecpt Occasional Visitor

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    So in end of May Asus released 382 for the AC66U

    Version 3.0.0.4.382.50470 - 2018/05/21

    However since this is still MIPS, I assume this is still not getting updates from the 382 new branch right?
     
  16. Darcy

    Darcy Regular Contributor

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    So should this be upgraded to? Or stay on the last Merlin build for it.


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  17. RMerlin

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    Nothing has changed. I dropped support for the RT-N66U and RT-AC66U, and have zero intention of resuming it.
     
  18. OMNI619

    OMNI619 Occasional Visitor

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    I have a question since you drop support for the RT-N66 U / RT -N66R I'M RUNNING 380.70 Does the firmware will stop working should I go back to Asus OEM firmware or what is your best advice thanks I'm so sorry for bothering you

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  19. RMerlin

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    380.70 will keep working forever, however you will not benefit from any future fixes/enhancements/security fixes that might become available to newer firmware releases.
     
  20. OMNI619

    OMNI619 Occasional Visitor

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    Thank you for your answers very sad that's your not supporting these devices any more I understand your decisions ASUS should pay you believe me I really appreciate your help patience all I can said is thank you even if we make a small donations is not gonna pay for the fantastic amazing job you do for all of us thank you again GOD BLESS YOU and your family

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