Release [Fork] Asuswrt-Merlin 374 LTS release 50E8

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Part of the Furniture
21 July 2021
Merlin fork 374.43_50E8j9527

Update-50E8 Highlights
  • Updated wireless drives for FRAGATTACK on AC68U
  • Updated OpenVPN to 2.5.3
  • Updated NANO to 5.7
  • Updated CURL to 7.76.1
  • Improvements in AVAHI configuration for ARM routers, including IPv6 support
  • Added option to advertise SMB shares via AVAHI on ARM routers
    AVAHI share information can be seen by Linux and iOS, but is not supported by Windows
    Option under Network Place(Samba) Share / Cloud Disk settings
    AVAHI must also be active under LAN > DHCP Server
  • Added syslog entries for reboot and wireless scheduler events
  • Improvements in process shutdown during reboot
  • Changed reboot scheduler to use SIGTERM processing vs Linux reboot
    The reboot from reboot scheduler will now be almost exactly the same as a user reboot
  • Added option for AP mode routers to retrieve IP and name information for AP clients (Tools > Other Settings)
    Both the parent router and AP mode router must be running fork release 50E8 or later
  • URL Filter now also blocks via DNS lookup

Full ChangeLog: Changelog.txt in the download directory

Folder 'Public-Release/Update-50E8'

Overview / Supported Routers / Installation:
LTS_OVERVIEW.pdf in the download directory

Previous release threads:

(Default Build - All supported routers)
1b257c0dd451db0f673b47ae8970341a5d1f2bd40799662d593493b43b557564 RT-N16_374.43_50E8j9527.trx
a6530633259b887d8c8736a1196f3c10dc37ee7ae21cc6d38b18fb0e71cc4f06 RT-AC66U_374.43_50E8j9527.trx
650bb2aa651ce412fc3ca36030bbfd2cf7ae58bf4842693764231166d7243da8 RT-N66U_374.43_50E8j9527.trx
931e4b27ee7625f934755861dc95162a6c3efe1cbcb149905062a6ca8a7f18cc RT-AC68U_374.43_50E8j9527.trx
d0df7a56dad2d8df619ae49325a864ab715c7ec16ed7962f8dc43d3e62145877 RT-AC56U_374.43_50E8j9527.trx


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It works! Updated from 50D6. Thanks.

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