Wifi 6 IPQ6000 Support

What is the status of OpenWRT supporting WIFI 6 models? Most of these are Chinese made, have some forked version on OpenWRT on them already from the manafacture or chipset provider, but are not in the official OpenWRT.

Example, ZBT has an QUALCOMM IPQ6000 based Wi-Fi 6 Router, but I don't see IPQ6000 even an target in OpenWRT.

as far as I know no one has started working on it yet.

EDIT: I mean the IPQ6000

There are a few MT7915 models supported already: Linksys EA8450, Ubiquiti UniFi Lite 6, and another brand I'm forgetting.

An OpenWrt based SDK unfortunately doesn't mean anything. Those are ubiquitous, but they're based on old OpenWrt versions and supplied by the likes of Qualcomm etc.

See https://openwrt.org/toh/views/toh_available_16128_ax-wifi

Might also be of interest (please search yourself for IPQ60 in this topic):


So does Qualcomm product their own version of OpenWRT?

No, they offer a software development kit (SDK) for vendors to build their firmware on. That SDK is meant for OEMs like Netgear, TP-Link and the likes, who then adapt it and skin it etc.

Is this what codeaurora is? Is codeaurora the official Qualcomm SDK?

hello, just found this router based on IPQ6000 with OpenWrt inside:

and even GL.inet is selling their new router :

As linked to in Wifi 6 IPQ6000 Support - #4 by tmomas , IPQ6k will take some time.

At those prices, the Linksys EA8450/Belkin RT3200 is a better purchase, and faster.

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Honestly, IPQ6k pricing is completely wrong as long as you can get IPQ807x for less than it and not be limited by 2x2.

QCA crippled it but then they also made IPQ8070/1A which effectively made IPQ6k redundant