D-Link DIR-2150 A1 support

it's the top option in the menu just Luci
i can't find a covenant image atm

Yes, there is a lot in Luci subsection:

│ │ 1. Collections ---> │ │
│ │ 2. Modules ---> │ │
│ │ 3. Applications ---> │ │
│ │ 4. Themes ---> │ │
│ │ 5. Protocols ---> │ │
│ │ 6. Libraries --->

I think I will give up, it's too complicated, and if I break something it will be no good...

ok yes there are risks
better to cut our teeth on something old & disposable

I would rather wait for firmware if it comes and give the router to somebody than to break it and wasting time.
So thank You for your replies, but it's too complicated.

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I did some research on RS232, and how to plug it to the router. So I ordered the USB to TTL converter. Now I'm not so much scared of tinkering.

  1. My question is then, should I wait for official support, and how long is to be expected to come?
  2. Will it be possible, after installing compiled experimental firmware, to update it after official release?

First prerequisite: author should make suggested changes to the PR. Another option is open a new pull request if the first one is abandoned by the original author.

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this firmware is so close to its brothers
my self i would compile what you have
use that it get passed the initial recover image signature requirements
then force sysupgrade to the dir-1960-A1 release
add then manually add the missing 2.4G driver

the old thing is I'm not sure in the led where even checked "there is no mapping"
and the dir-1960-a1 allocates some LED to io pins
they could be going somewhere else now that may upset things

Thank You!
You've said that it's good to make a backup of the internal partitions in the router. It sounds safer than just only upload compilled firmware.

What should I back up after TTL connection established, can you point me to the tutorial for this router or similar?

I don't think there is a tutorial each device is different with these devises
once you have made an image presuming the flash layout is correct
you need to setup a tffp server I use "SolarWinds-TFTP-Server for windows" or just aftpd in openwrt
you will find the below menu you want option 1 "Load system code to SDRAM via TFTP. "
witch you load the "initramfs-kernel.bin" file
this will do 2 things check it it runs ok without flashing
and while in there you have the save MTD options to save the current untouched flash partitions

Please choose the operation: 
   1: Load system code to SDRAM via TFTP. 
   2: Load system code then write to Flash via TFTP. 
   3: Boot system code via Flash (default).
   4: Entr boot command line interface.
   6: System Enter UBoot to Update Img or Bin. 
   7: Load Boot Loader code then write to Flash via Serial. 
   9: Load Boot Loader code then write to Flash via TFTP. 
default: 3