Firmware update: OpenWrt 14:07




OpenWrt is alternative open source firmware for a large number of different routers and embedded devices. Through opkg package management system, it is possible to determine what the router can do it and not. Also on GoT are some people working on this, for example, the TP-Link TL-WR1043ND . After much tinkering, the development of version 14:07, which is christened Barrier Breaker inherited reaches its endpoint. Below are the release notes of this publication can be found.

Highlights since Attitude Adjustment

Linux kernel updated to version 3:10
Pro CD: new preinit, init, hotplug and event system written in C
Native IPv6 support
RA & PD + DHCPv6 client and server
Local prefix allocation and source-restricted routes (multihoming)
File System improvements
Added support for sysupgrade on NAND Flash
Added support for filesystem snapshot and rollback
Rewritten mounting system in C for rootfs and block devices
UCI configuration improvements
Support for configuration testing and roll back to working load working state
Unified Change trigger system to restart services on-demand
Added a data validation layer
Networking improvements
Netifd now handles setup and configuration reload or wireless interfaces
Added reworked event support to allow obsoleting network hotplug scripts
Added support for dynamic firewall rules and zones
Added support for transparent multicast to unicast translation for bridges
Various other fixes and improvements

Additional highlights selectable in the package feeds or SDK

Extended IPv6 support
Added DS Lite support and improved 6to4, 6in4 and 6rd support
Experimental support for Lightweight 4over6, MAP and MAP-E-T
Draft-support for self-managing home networks (HNCP)
rpcd: new JSONRPC over HTTP frontend for remote access to ubus
mdns: new lightweight mdns daemon (work in progress)
Initial support for the MUSL C standard library
Support for QMI-based 3G / 4G modems
Support for DNSSEC validation
Added architecture for package signing and SHA256 hashing
… And many more cool things


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