OpenWrt support for Fritz!Box 5490

Openwrt is now running from NAND on this box.

OpenWrt Wiki

Install procedure:

Use the code at: Github Page Branch: for_fritzbox7490

Hookup a serial cable, once the bootloader promt is there you can load
an initramfs kernel using:

scripts/flashing/ <your ip here> bin/targets/lantiq/xrx200/openwrt-lantiq-xrx200-avm_fritz5490-initramfs-kernel.bin

If you know what you are doing than you can flash the kernel and filesystem:

mtd erase kernel
mtd write openwrt-lantiq-xrx200-avm_fritz5490-ubifs-eva-kernel.bin kernel

ubiformat <ubi partition>  -f openwrt-lantiq-xrx200-avm_fritz5490-ubifs-eva-filesystem.bin


  • Check if fiber is working.
  • Still missing: lan3 and lan4 are connected to an external ar8334 switch
    chip. There probably some changes needed in the DTS file to make this work.
  • The usual: dect and phone is not working.
  • Mainline parts of the changes.
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