I new to OpenWRT! Installed tue later version of OpenWRT on a PC-Engine APU 4 Zwith a Compex WLE900VX 7CA and on an ALIX 2D3 with Wistron CM9-GP radio. On both machines the radios are not detected. What modules need to be installed in order to get the radios up and running. Any help is very much appreciated. Thanks a lot in advance.
kmod-ath10k-ct (WLE900VX) and
kmod-ath5k (CM9-GP) should get you pretty far.
Thanks a not, really appreciate it! The Alix works fine now. On the APU I still fo not see the radio in the overview or wireless section, but both packages are installed successfully. Any idea what I'm doing wrong?
dmesg should provide some clues about that, probably missing firmware packages (presumably
For Wi-Fi setup, please check the recommended software packages section. I'm using PC Engines apu2 and their instructions always works for me. Hope it will work for you too!
Here are the packages we are installing by default. You can copy-paste these commands.
opkg update && opkg install kmod-pcengines-apuv2 beep kmod-leds-gpio kmod-crypto-hw-ccp kmod-usb-core kmod-usb-ohci kmod-usb2 kmod-usb3 kmod-sound-core kmod-pcspkr amd64-microcode flashrom irqbalance fstrim usbutils curl luci-app-advanced-reboot
If you have wle200nx, wle600vx or wle900vx WiFI adapters, you need these additional packages.
opkg install hostapd-openssl kmod-ath9k ath9k-htc-firmware ath10k-firmware-qca988x kmod-ath10k
If you have a Quectel 4G modem, you will need these additional packages
opkg install qmi-utils kmod-usb-net-qmi-wwan libqmi luci-proto-qmi uqmi
If you want to run Wireguard, we recommend these packages
opkg install luci-proto-wireguard luci-app-wireguard
And here are packages for OpenVPN (NordVPN etc)
opkg install openvpn-openssl ip-full luci-app-openvpn