I wanted to install LEDE on my D-Link DIR-615 E3/E4 router which i use only as a WiFi AP (Access Point).
I checked the Table of Hardware, however, the 2 links posted gives a 404.
This is just for a simple wifi ap; no firewall, no vpn, no usb, no pppoe, no ipv6 (ipv4 only), etc.
Is there some place where i can download it from?
thanks, so i guess the only option is to build a custom image?
find it a little odd and disappointing that i need to go down that route when other third parties still support this devices just fine; dd-wrt for example. Unifying on a single OS/firmware across all my devices would definitely be ideal.
regarding the options mentioned at the bottom, i think more thought should go into them, as certain packages perhaps shouldn't be default/classified in those - example not everyone uses ipv6 at all.
would be awesome if you could for example pick a router, pick a few options, and it "builds" the file for you; example: device, wifi, ipv6, gui, vpn, pppoe to name a few major ones.
on that note, is there a "simple coles notes" sort of speak regarding the image builder?
- is it possible to essentially mimic a current release build (the options and/or command(s) and such) but strip out what i don't need?
thinking further, would be nice to possibly build a custom image which ultimately works for all my routers i use, if that's even possible?
- would the same image/name work across multiple devices?
- is it mainly just the drivers which differ from device to device?
thanks, will check that out along with some of the links within.
regarding the "device to device", if i run the same packages command for the different devices, is the result the same, or do some devices include/exclude different packages and therefore even this needs to be unique across devices when even building an image?
also, how "regularly" should i be building new images? when are images released? is it possible to update the various packages regularly within the image builder?
- example there is an update to luci or a wireless driver or something, and although i could check/update the packages via ssh on the router, perhaps its better to update those in the image builder and build a new image with those updates "baked in"?
also, is there a way to see "all" the standard/main packages there are which we can add/remove so it's easy to pick what exactly we need or don't need?
thanks @jwoods, i used this link "https://lede-project.org/docs/guide-developer/quickstart-build-images" and seems to be better than i thought - with the menu and all.
running the "make" now and will see how it goes.
however to note, i did notice that various sections/sub-menus i can remove certain packages and in others i can't; for example "nat", "ppp" to name a few.
example; seems like mostly all references to "ppp" i am not able to remove (un-check) for some reason, but specifically under "Network" from the main menu, i am able to. seems odd to me, and i'm not sure if all, some or none of it will be included now. my guess would be for the packages which i could not un-select ppp, it will be
will update how this goes.
so after all that time, i wasn't able to get it to actually create a build with the correct file that was loaded.
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