I'm searching for off-the-shelf, available routers that supports 802.11s (mesh) and are currently fully supported by OpenWRT, 802.11ac (good) or 802.11ax (best), Wi-Fi router. Bonus if it has external antenna support through *-sma.
In particular, I don't want to have to "hope" for compatible hardware version, as for example for the https://openwrt.org/inbox/toh/xiaomi/xiaomi_mi_router_4a_gigabit_edition for which there is a new version that is not supported by OpenWRT, which means I cannot buy it without risking to have an incompatible board.
I'm also searching for routers for which people know 802.11s works, and not just on which "iw phy" pretends so…
I know WLE900vx support that (I tested them, in apu4c4, I get maybe 400Mbps with 2 antennas and multi-hop works) but I'm searching for an off-the-shelf router.
Multiple related threads on the forum didn't give me definitive answers:
- The 802.11s mesh with OpenWrt success stories
- Hardware recommendations for mesh network (802.11s)
- Hardware Recommendation for Wi-Fi 6 & Fast Roaming & Mesh (802.11ax + 802.11r + 802.11s)
- 802.11s Mesh support?
Do you all have some recommendations ? Thanks !