Cf-e314n - flashing openwrt / lede

just wanted to share my experience with cf-e314n v2.

grabbed it for $50 on ebay and had no expectations of running openwrt / lede on it but after a bit of googling, found a patch and thought i'll give it a try.

I setup on azure a ubuntu 16 instance and did the following (combining afew howtos below)

sudo apt-get install subversion g++ zlib1g-dev build-essential git python rsync man-db
sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev gawk gettext unzip file libssl-dev wget zip

git clone -b v17.01.4 lede
cd lede

wget -O cf314n.patch
patch -p1 < cf314n.patch

./scripts/feeds update -a
./scripts/feeds install -a

make menuconfig

  • select cf-e314n as target profile
  • select the luci ->collections->luci
    exit (saving when prompted)


takes about an hour on my f1 instance

the flash file was accepted through the stock firmwares web interface
After flashing, i couldnt login until i performed a reset (hold down that hidden reset button)

for those who just want the flash file.... (and trust that its safe....)

I put together a more recent version v18.06.2!Arx4N_3ospCtnGbtZ1mQVlwDFeTb

There is a firmware from Comfast cf-e355nv2, works perfectly on cf-e314nv2. New assembly. Firmware

Dear colleague, dont you remember if any password for root has been installed by you?
I ve just had uploaded your latest firmware to my cf-e314n and stopped due to unable to log in(((

Kindly ask for help

Dear all, I had reset my router after flashing and everything becomes perfect! Thanks!

Hi i dont get it how to start this method, i have a problem with my cf e314n v2 i flash a.bin file that i downloaeded openwrt thru the default gui of comfast, in the upgrade tab i browse the file that i downloaded and press confirm after that no wifi light the four light signal indicator has only 1 green light the strongest signal, now i cannot access i dont have any idea how to flash it again to stock firmware please help :sob:

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