Outdated text in 4/32 warning

This shows up e.g. on https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/tp-link/tp-link_tl-wr840n_v6

The 4/32 warning text includes this phrase:

DO NOT BUY DEVICES WITH 4MB FLASH / 32MB RAM if you intend to flash an up-to-date and secure OpenWrt version (18.06 or later) onto it!

Well, 18.06 is not secure, the warning should say "21.02 or later".

Also, https://openwrt.org/supported_devices/openwrt_on_432_devices

  • 19.07: Maintenance status: Security maintenance
  • 21.02: Maintenance status: Current release, supported

This is also wrong.

https://openwrt.org/supported_devices/432_warning also needs to be updated, because of this text:

If a device has less than 16 MB of Flash and/or less than 64 MB of RAM, it may be unstable in basic operation under current versions of OpenWrt (21.02, 19.07)


+1; maybe get rid of the explicit versions here and just put a link to e.g.:

assuming that will be kept up-to-date?

And for the second warning something like
"it may be unstable in basic operation under versions of OpenWrt from 19.07 onward."
or similar, again with the goal of getting rid of references that need updating? Here having a specific version seems OK, but if we only mention the first version expicitly there is no need to update that sentence further...


The problem is, version 18 was the last official release that would fit on most 4/32 devices without issues.


(The statement is accurately conveying the issue it solved.)

What's incorrect?

I see, it could read instead:

i.e. version 19.07 or greater

@moeller0's wording better fits the sentence formatting already used.

Solved by removing the references to "18.06 or later". We anyways link to the 432 pages where more detailed information can be given. (dito for 8/64 infobox).


replaced by

it may be unstable in basic operation under OpenWrt from 19.07 onward.

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Support status updated. All issues should be solved now.

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