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Help me identify myAC68U-AC1900

Discussion in 'ASUS Wireless' started by finnpolle, Aug 21, 2019.

  1. finnpolle

    finnpolle New Around Here

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    Hi
    I just bought a used AC68U, but I can't figure out which HW version it is.
    On my old AC68U the white sticker on the back says H/W A1, but the new one just has SN, MAC adress, and PIN on the sticker. (See img) I wonder if the the new one has shielded USB 3 port and a faster GPU?
    Can anyone help?
    Thanks
     

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  2. CaptainSTX

    CaptainSTX Very Senior Member

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    Have you tried logging into the router?

    With Merlin firmware if you go to Tools ---> Sysinfo it should tell you most of what you want to know.

    If the router is stock don't know what the options are.
     
  3. finnpolle

    finnpolle New Around Here

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    It is stock...
     
  4. Ronald Schwerer

    Ronald Schwerer Senior Member

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    log-in via ssh.
    This command shows CPU and RAM clock
    Code:
    nvram get clkfreq
    This command shows the board revision:
    Code:
    nvram get boardrev
    Also try:
    Code:
    strings /dev/mtd0 | grep HW_ver
    However, I don't know off-hand which HW_ver and/or boardrev maps to the various released versions.
     
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2019
  5. finnpolle

    finnpolle New Around Here

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    Thanks..but ssh is chinese for me :)
     
  6. Pierino

    Pierino Very Senior Member

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    You can telnet into it and do the same.
     
  7. finnpolle

    finnpolle New Around Here

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    I installed the latest Merlin FW and it turns out to be H/W A1 (sys info is identical to my old ac68u). A1 should not have shielded a USB3 to my knowledge:
    RT-AC68U
    Firmware Version 384.13
    Firmware Build Wed Jul 31 17:27:27 UTC 2019 [email protected]
    Bootloader (CFE) 1.0.2.0
    Driver version wl0: May 10 2019 22:18:18 version 6.37.14.126 (r561982)
    Features 2.4G 5G HTTPS PARENTAL2 WIFI_LOGO amas app appnet bcmfa bcmwifi bwdpi cfg_sync cloudcheck cloudsync dblog diskutility dnsfilter dnspriv dnssec dualwan email eula hdspindown ipv6 ipv6pt letsencrypt manual_stb media meoVoda modem movistarTriple mssid nandflash netool nfsd ntpd openvpnd optimize_xbox pptpd printer proxysta psta pwrctrl realip reboot_schedule repeater rog rrsut snmp ssh stainfo switchctrl tcode timemachine tor update usbX2 user_low_rssi usericon utf8_ssid vpnc webdav wifi_tog_btn wl6
    Uptime 0 days 0 hours 5 minute(s) 40 seconds
    Temperatures 2.4 GHz: 49°C - 5 GHz: 52°C - CPU: 72°C
    CPU
    CPU Model
    ARMv7 Processor rev 0 (v7l) (Cores: 2)
    CPU Frequency 800 MHz
    CPU Load Average (1, 5, 15 mins) 0.16, 0.16, 0.08

    Memory
    Total
    249.69 MB
    Free 189.97 MB
    Buffers 3.26 MB
    Cache 13.02 MB
    Swap
     
  8. Lost Dog

    Lost Dog Regular Contributor

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    Careful... ssh is a gateway drug. It will lead you places you never intended to go, often in the middle of the night, and you'll realize you have no idea how you got there.
     
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