I have a Linksys MR8300 and it is advertised as supporting Beamforming, MU-MIMO- and 2x2 data streams.
Ive been using OpenWrt for about a month now (recently moved to SNAPSHOT r21965-6f89a0ca20)
What i would like to know is if these features are still present in OpenWrt and how to configure them if they are.
Another thing is Linksys advertises Bluetooth on this router yet there is no mention of it in the table of hardware, why is this? I know the linksys EA8300 is extremely similar to the MR8300 and it has bluetooth listed as unsupported.
lastly i would like to ask some best practices for OpenWrt/MR8300 as i am a new user
The bluetooth is likely there also in the MR8300. Looking at the board photos, there is a small onboard antenna which I suppose it doesn't belong to the wifi radios. So I assume the internal bluetooth is wired to this antenna.
Probably there is no mention because at the official Linksys specs there is no mention about it.
It's not preinstalled on OpenWrt, as bluez is rather heavy and 'useless' on a router (without configuration). Installing bluez-daemon bluez-utils bluez-utils-extra might already be enough, depending on your buetooth chipset (some need additional firmwares, my map-ac2200 does not).
im kinda just asking the questions i have about stuff rn sooo here's another one to add
since im running a snapshot (r21965-6f89a0ca20) sysupgrade has been added with the ability to flash stock firmware sooo my question is how do i update the snapshot if i do a sysupgrade will it flash the other parrtition?
since i cant really add new kmods as there is a kernel version mismatch