Support for TP-LINK TL-R480T+ (V7)


I found nothing about TP-LINK TL-R480T+ (V7) in the supported devices here:

Is-it possible to add support for this device with the following informations/data:
Marque : TP-LINK
Modele : TL-R480T+
version HW : 7.0
Datasheet :

Electronic chips used in the device:
CPU : QCA9533-BL3A (MIPS 24Kc at 650 MHz, wifi bgn)
RAM : M14D5121632A -2.5B (ASK2) (64Mbytes de RAM DDR2-800 à 400Mhz)
ROM : G 25q64csig (BH1642) (8MBytes / 64MBit SPI Flash, 8Mb, SOIC-8)
other chips :
RS232 : zt1385leea (ethernet console port)
Ethernet : Group-Tek hst-2027dar ( 10/100BASE-TX TRANSFORMER MODULES) and hst-1025dr (10/100BASE-TX TRANSFORMER MODULES)

PS : I will upload the device electronic card picture this evening.

Thank you

Add 04/12/18:

binwalk output for the latest firmware available for the device:

# binwalk 'TL-R480T+v7_en_1.1.0_[20150526-rel71825]_up.bin'

93752         0x16E38         Certificate in DER format (x509 v3), header length: 4, sequence length: 64
113524        0x1BB74         U-Boot version string, "U-Boot 1.1.4--LSDK-10.2-00082-4 (Apr  1 2015 - 14:46:04)"
113716        0x1BC34         CRC32 polynomial table, big endian
154534        0x25BA6         LZMA compressed data, properties: 0x6E, dictionary size: 8388608 bytes, uncompressed size: 7911936 bytes
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As you already noted, it's not listed in the Table of Hardware...are you asking for someone to work on bringing support for this device?

If so, can you also provide a boot log output of the serial console?

You haven't provided much information to begin (i.e. boot position configured in bootloader).



Yes I'm asking for someone to work on bringing support for this device.

How can I get boot log output of the serial console ?

Where and how can I find boot position configured in bootloader ?

Thank you


Yes I'm asking for someone to work on bringing support for this device.
Below the boot log output required for bringing support for this device.

Answer after a long time because I need to buy a serial console cable RJ45/ USB and find the good command line to show the boot log.
For each try, plug the cable USB connector in USB port in the computer, in a terminal launch the command line "sudo screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200", go in TP Link admin web UI and launch Reboot, very quickly copy the output boot log in the terminal in a text editor.

The boot log output of the serial console:

U-Boot 1.1.4--LSDK-10.2-00082-4 (Apr  1 2015 - 14:46:04)

board953x - Honey Bee 2.0DRAM:  
Honey Bee 2.0
ath_ddr_initial_config(195): (16bit) ddr2 init
tap = 0x00000003
Tap (low, high) = (0x7, 0x36)
Tap values = (0x1e, 0x1e, 0x1e, 0x1e)
64 MB
Top of RAM usable for U-Boot at: 84000000
Reserving 161k for U-Boot at: 83fd4000
Reserving 192k for malloc() at: 83fa4000
Reserving 44 Bytes for Board Info at: 83fa3fd4
Reserving 36 Bytes for Global Data at: 83fa3fb0
Reserving 128k for boot params() at: 83f83fb0
Stack Pointer at: 83f83f98
Now running in RAM - U-Boot at: 83fd4000
Flash Manuf Id 0xc8, DeviceId0 0x40, DeviceId1 0x17
flash size 8MB, sector count = 128
Flash:  8 MB
*** Warning - bad CRC, using default environment

In:    serial
Out:   serial
Err:   serial
Net:   ath_gmac_enet_initialize...
No valid address in Flash. Using fixed address
No valid address in Flash. Using fixed address
ath_gmac_enet_initialize: reset mask:c02200 
Scorpion ---->S27 PHY*
S27 reg init
: cfg1 0x800c0000 cfg2 0x7114
eth0: 00:03:7f:09:0b:ad
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_CONTROL 4 :1000
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_SPEC_STAUS 4 :10
eth0 up
Honey Bee ---->  MAC 1 S27 PHY *
S27 reg init
ATHRS27: resetting s27
ATHRS27: s27 reset done
: cfg1 0x800c0000 cfg2 0x7214
eth1: 00:03:7f:09:0b:ad
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_CONTROL 0 :1000
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_SPEC_STAUS 0 :10
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_CONTROL 1 :1000
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_SPEC_STAUS 1 :10
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_CONTROL 2 :1000
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_SPEC_STAUS 2 :10
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_CONTROL 3 :1000
athrs27_phy_setup ATHR_PHY_SPEC_STAUS 3 :10
eth1 up
eth0, eth1
Setting 0x181162c0 to 0x4b97a100
### main_loop: bootcmd="go 0x9f040000"
Hit any key to stop autoboot:  0 
## Starting application at 0x9F040000 ...

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