OpenWrt support for D-Link DIR-1950 rev. A1

I'm in a misfortune that I choosed a cheap DIR-1950 for a client without checking is it possible to flash custom firmwares on it. It offers great wifi speeds, but the admin interface is just horrible. Highly dumbed down, one of those "smart devices for gamers" thing. Worse, it's impossible to configure as a bridge device.

Is there any change that someone take a look and porting OpenWrt on it?

The original firmware can be downloaded from here:

Info pages:

MediaTek MT7629 -

SoC support appears to be in the snapshots, but I don't know what device it's for ...


Current support is using the upstream DTS for MediaTek MT7629 reference board

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PSA if anyone have this one of horseman of the apocalypse router with this beautiful minimalistic UI...
The way to set it to Access Point is to turn off DHCP of course, set the IP +1 as your main router (e.g., BUT you have to do this last step twice for some reason! Then plug the cable from WAN to Lan port 1...

I'm working on this thing for a few hours but I regret every single bit of myself buying this thing for my client without cheking proper firmware support.

I will wait for official OpenWrt firmware for this device. I don't want to brick my client's property.