New official firmware wrt3200 acm

@bricco1981 For all those who want to try:


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I have tried this firmware on Linksys WRT32X, it does not work; perhaps, with WRT3200ACM, but will do that later.

WFM on a rango, and has already been reported as working on a venom, should be no difference. Or do you mean the image provided, if so you can try the FW by way of this

Edit: there are images to be found off the Stuff link on my avatar if you need a wrt32x image with this FW baked in(check the configseed first), but easy enough to just flip a link as per the post linked above.

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you cannot use wrt3200 acm image on wrt32xx, the wifi firmware will work, but you need the right image for the device

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if you want there s the link to the firmware i build for my own wrt32x (v19.07.1)
sysupgrade:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!Akptf6SIAvkQrMArQVEc6iWVaMZtnQ
factory
https://1drv.ms/u/s!Akptf6SIAvkQrMAsIVDndRAccdMHoQ?e=N1KlTt

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I have used that image personally and it works perfectly on rango (WRT3200ACM). I don't think they are interchangeable.

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Unfortunately it is not working for me on a clean 19.07.1 installation:

Upgrading kmod-mwlwifi on root from 4.14.167+2019-03-02-31d93860-1 to 4.14.167+2020-02-06-a2fd00bb-1...
Collected errors:
 * satisfy_dependencies_for: Cannot satisfy the following dependencies for kmod-mwlwifi:
 *      kernel (= 4.14.167-1-734418a30f4e0536a7ce36280d6263b6)
 * opkg_install_cmd: Cannot install package kmod-mwlwifi.

Same errors that I got on default 19.07.1.

@imk82 @WildByDesign I will try to rebuild tomorrow.

Update: Hostapd dependency warning
If anyone understands us, I am always available. Meanwhile, I continue to use the new firmware for the wifi card and it proves stable and performing. For more than a week now.

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My custom version of v19.07.1 for wrt3200 is someone need it :

https://1drv.ms/u/s!Akptf6SIAvkQrNM0YrG4u99LAkZBYw?e=090HIK

https://1drv.ms/u/s!Akptf6SIAvkQrNM10L7Fii8eQIT0UQ?e=C7oEKF

it's a version custom for my need, it is not the same packgage as the version on the site

Using a soft link to test things, this gets the BLOB from the mwlwifi repo since it has now been pushed.

Summary
wifi down
cd /lib/firmware/mwlwifi
mv 88W8964.bin 88W8964.bin.ORG
wget https://github.com/kaloz/mwlwifi/raw/b0aeee507/bin/firmware/88W8964.bin -O 88W8964.bin.OEM
ln -s 88W8964.bin.OEM 88W8964.bin
## for back to original
## rm 88W8964.bin && ln -s 88W8964.bin.ORG 88W8964.bin
wifi up
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https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GXo89AJ-Mvk7zSfP2y2QIjpd8-JseIa6?usp=sharing
Thanks to the help of someone on IRC I managed to compile 19.07.1 also on Arch. I share the whole folder with the module and the driver to be installed and the whole image for those interested.

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so next 19.07.2 will include the new firmware or will be on the old one?

Commit has not yet been included on master. So for now I can say no.

@lucenera

The google link to the latest drivers' ipk you compiled seems to missing or broken. Can you repost?

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1GXo89AJ-Mvk7zSfP2y2QIjpd8-JseIa6

Thanks! Will try these now.

I was able to install the 88W8964 driver but not the new kmod. Do I still need the kmod?

is your kernel image 4.14.167?

NAME="OpenWrt"
VERSION="19.07.1"
ID="openwrt"
ID_LIKE="lede openwrt"
PRETTY_NAME="OpenWrt 19.07.1"
VERSION_ID="19.07.1"
HOME_URL="https://openwrt.org/"
BUG_URL="https://bugs.openwrt.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="https://forum.openwrt.org/"
BUILD_ID="r10911-c155900f66"
OPENWRT_BOARD="mvebu/cortexa9"
OPENWRT_ARCH="arm_cortex-a9_vfpv3"
OPENWRT_TAINTS=""
OPENWRT_DEVICE_MANUFACTURER="OpenWrt"
OPENWRT_DEVICE_MANUFACTURER_URL="https://openwrt.org/"
OPENWRT_DEVICE_PRODUCT="Generic"
OPENWRT_DEVICE_REVISION="v0"
OPENWRT_RELEASE="OpenWrt 19.07.1 r10911-c155900f66"

Linux OpenWrt 4.14.167 #0 SMP Wed Jan 29 16:05:35 2020 armv7l GNU/Linux