Where to go for proper images: https://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/targets/bcm27xx/bcm2711/
Still not sure if
rpi-4-ext4-factory.img actually works at this location.
Leaving this thread open and if anyone wants to test this image download and check if LuCI installs properly I can update OP to help others.
Can confirm LuCi installer is working on
These links are on this page: https://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/targets/brcm2708/bcm2711/
This IMG is deprecated as LuCI install package is unreachable: cant remember link destination.
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To install LuCI use the following(the second on list) rpi-4-ext4-sysupgrade.img.gz
if someone else wants to report, be my guest, searched the bug page and didnt find it. Dont know how to report bugs, dont have the time.
A instruction for initially setting up RPi 4 with internet access:
DISCONNECT from your home(wifi) network from your computer. if you know your ip network is not
192.168.1.x then dont bother disconnecting.
connect to pi with ethernet
Pi default IP is
192.168.1.1 (kind of dumb in my option)
ssh to Pi using putty or whatever you want.
user:root / no password needed
vi /etc/config/network press
a to start editing
option proto 'static' TO
option proto 'dhcp'
wq (this will save changes) (to quite without changes
RECONNECT to wifi network
then on your computer under network adapters, go to
properties of the wifi connection and share internet connection with
then open CMD type
check for an address(in windows) that starts with
You have to enter it a few times until you see an address (not the
Use that IP to
SSH into the Pi, you will then have internet on the Pi to add any packages and setup it all up.
Once you download and install everything you need, especially LuCi
opkg install lucu for GUI and quick changes like setting up DHCP when you are ready to turn over controls of routing to Pi.
In Web Browser, G o to IP you used to
SSH then under Interfaces tab click
Edit to change to a static address and enable DHCP is you like.