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Uninstall entware

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by elgreco29, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. elgreco29

    elgreco29 Regular Contributor

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    Hi,

    could someone give me an advice how i could uninstall entware?

    Greetings from Germany
     
  2. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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    If that is the only goal: format the drive. :)

    If you have more details to share, we can do the same. ;)
     
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  3. elgreco29

    elgreco29 Regular Contributor

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    Hi, is there no more elegant way?
     
  4. dave14305

    dave14305 Part of the Furniture

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    If you no longer use Diversion or Pixelserv, you can manually edit these files to remove the entware startup code, but be sure you really don’t need entware anymore.
    • /jffs/scripts/services-start
    • /jffs/scripts/services-stop
    • /jffs/scripts/post-mount
     
  5. thelonelycoder

    thelonelycoder Part of the Furniture

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    Is Diversion installed? Use the Uninstall function in d. Since Diversion likely installed Entware it can also remove it.

    If not and no other scripts are used, just format the jffs. There's an option to do so in the WebUI in Administration/System.
    After rebooting Entware will no longer be loaded and you can remove the "entware" folder on your attached USB device.
     
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  6. elgreco29

    elgreco29 Regular Contributor

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    Ok, got it. That means for me, that entware and my fire tv sticks have difficulties. In my special way, with entware installed, bubbleupnp can't see the sticks as a renderer. Without entware, all works fine.
     
  7. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

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    All Entware is is a software repo. Entware in itself has no impact on your LAN, what you install through it does.
     
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