Possible Documentation error for Meraki MR18


#1

Possible Documentation error for Meraki MR18
OpenWRT is very fine and installed it on two devices using actual documentation. One device with flashing method A and one device with flashing method C. The documention that i mean is on side: https://openwrt.org/toh/meraki/mr18
The documentation is good but could be a little bit better.

  1. Topic: Supported Versions. Forum Topic: Broken Link
  2. Topic Installation. Firmware OpenWrtUpgrade: The link is to the sysupgrade file not the ...initramfs-kernel.bin file for first flashing
  3. Topic Flashing Methode C. After Point 5. It could be a helpfull note (for windows fools like me) to test the own HTTP Server with the File in the right plase by opening the side
    192.168.1.102/openwrt-ar71xx-nand-mr18-initramfs-kernel.bin (IP only for example)
  4. Topic Flashing Methode C. Point 6. I think the correkt file is openwrt... and not lede...
  5. Topic Flashing Methode C. Point 7. I do it with network unplugged and t works, perhaps it dosent matter (I dont know)

There was no point real critical and without your description i never could flash my devices.


#2

removed the broken link.

this looks correct. the column table is for sysupgrade, not for "first install". the "first install" column is empty.

ad 3: I would call this "good practice", not necessary to mention this every time.

in the archive you downloaded in point 5 from servernetworktech(dot)com, the initramfs image is named lede... so this looks consistent.

ad 5: Point 7 does not mention about network unplugging.


#3

... it may be consistent, but in my opinion it's false. Cause Link
https://servernetworktech.com/uploads/files/MR18-LEDE.tar.gz give 3 File's and one bin named
lede-ar71xx-nand-mr18-initramfs-kernel.bin (7MB). The correkt file is named
openwrt-ar71xx-nand-mr18-initramfs-kernel (6MB). So it's consistent but not up to date.


#4

Where can I find this file on downloads.openwrt.org?


#5

... you cant find it on downloads.... You find it following the link in methode A Point 6 on Github https://github.com/riptidewave93/Openwrt-MR18/releases.
Unfortunately both Lede & openwrt .bin files are not on downloads.. I don't know the reason.