Report Devices Here With 18.06.0 Provided Image too big to save overlay


If you're having problems with a specific router, if there isn't a thread for that device, you can start one and get some help on "putting your firmware on a diet." There isn't going to be any "magic" solution for devices that simply don't have the required resources for a full build of current, robust OpenWrt firmware.

For 850re v2 check my post at the end of this thread:

Not as good as an official openwrt release but works with enough free space left to save a few configs.

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@jow Now that several devices have been reported here that lose configuration after a reboot, what are we going to do now with those devices?

Since we know that they don't work as expected with 18.06, I propose to take the respective 18.06.* images offline, and suppress 19.07 image generation (or take them offline after generation, whatever is easier to implement).

What do you think?

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I agree with that. Do we already have a condensed form of the devices listed here?

Sure, here is what I could exctract from this topic (and other topics that are linked to this one):

This posting is wiki, i.e. everybody can edit it for adding more affected devices.
Please make sure to only add devices with 4MB flash.
Devices with 8MB flash are not affected and shall not be added to this list.

Brand Model Topic link / Comment
Cisco Valet M10 Linksys e1000 failing to install 18.06.1 firmware
D-Link DIR-300 B5
D-Link DIR-300 B1
D-Link DIR-615-D1
D-Link DIR-615-D3
D-Link DIR-615-H1
Linksys E1000 v1 same Hardware as Valet M10
Netgear WNR612v2
Netgear WNR2000v2 and v2-VC Community Build available.
Netgear WNR2000v4
On Networks N150R
TP-Link TL-WA750RE v1 TL-WA750RE factory reset on reboot
TP-Link TL-WA850RE v2
TP-Link TL-WA855RE v1
TP-Link TL-WR840N v5
Sitecom WL-351 v1.002
Unbranded A5-V11
Unbranded wr512-3gn
ZyXel Keenetic v1

Unfortunately no idea, how to edit the previous post:

A further failing 4MB flash device is:
Brand: D-Link
Model: DIR-615-D1

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Edit button at the bottom right of the post. Just added it for you.

I've got a tp-link wa850re v2 with overlay issues and a tp-link wa850re v1.2 with NO overlay issues (running OpenWrt 18.06.2). Not sure if that sheds any light on the question whether problems with overlay are size issues...

In any case, I've created a thread here

and I'm happy to investigate if someone can give me pointers what to look for.