MikroTik MetaROUTER not working :(

hello i trying to install openwrt on mikrotik rb951g,

my steps :

tool fetch url=https://downloads.openwrt.org/releases/18.06.2/targets/ar71xx/mikrotik/openwrt-18.06.2-ar71xx-mikrotik-vmlinux-initramfs.elf

metarouter import-image file-name=openwrt-18.06.2-ar71xx-mikrotik-vmlinux-initramfs.elf

i catch a error with this content : "import failed: could not extract: archive is too short".

how to install openwrt in mikrotik metarouter from rb951g ?

sorry for my bad english ;'(

Does the same happen when you follow the instructions on https://openwrt.org/toh/mikrotik/rb951g_2hnd#installation (with 19.07.2 image)?

You might want to try a snapshot image too, due to a recently fixed bug, see
ar71xx: Fix gigabit switch support for Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD

i followed this solution :

and solved my problem !

first of all you need to downgrade routeros verions to 6.45.7

/tool fetch https://download.mikrotik.com/routeros/6.45.7/routeros-mipsbe-6.45.7.npk

/system package downgrade

and download openwrt with :

/tool fetch http://download.bmsoft.de/mikrotik/12.09/metarouter/mr-mips/openwrt-mr-mips-rootfs.tar.gz

and add to metaROUTER :

/metarouter import-image memory-size=32 file-name=openwrt-mr-mips-rootfs.tar.gz

i trying to build openwrt from source with this custom patch :slight_smile:


sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install subversion g++ zlib1g-dev build-essential git python python3 python3-distutils libncurses5-dev gawk gettext unzip file libssl-dev wget libelf-dev ecj fastjar java-propose-classpath

umask 0022

git clone https://git.openwrt.org/openwrt/openwrt.git

cd openwrt

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

patch -p0 <MetaROUTER-Linux-4.14.180.patch

make menuconfig

make -j 4

i get this error in booting level :


[Ctrl-A is the prefix key]

ln: /rw/run/netns: No such file or directory
/etc/rc.d/run.d/S01init: 11: cannot create /var/run/netns/main: Directory nonexistent
System halted.

please help me ...

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