Skip to content


Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with
Download ZIP
Browse files

new router recommedation, important hint on Internet router config added

  • Loading branch information...
1 parent 6b7219b commit 5290d3baad9c9e389034dd60eda69bf70f9f92cc @cr cr committed
Showing with 10 additions and 4 deletions.
  1. +10 −4 README
@@ -33,9 +33,10 @@ PLEASE HELP:
- Decently powerful router with USB2.0 port which is supported by OpenWRT.
Minimum requirements are 125 MHz, 16 MByte RAM and 4 GByte flash, but I
- recommand 250 MHz, 32 MByte RAM and 8 MByte flash. The following models
+ recommend 250 MHz, 32 MByte RAM and 8 MByte flash. The following models
meet or exceed the recommendation and should work out of the box:
- - Asus WL-500gP (brcm47xx, white, end-of-life)
+ - TD-Link TL-WR1043ND (ar71xx, cheap!)
+ - Asus WL-500gP (brcm47xx, white, discontinued)
- Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH (ar71xx, hardwired antennas)
- D-Link DIR-825 (ar71xx, white)
- Linksys WRT160NL (ar71xx)
@@ -49,8 +50,13 @@ INSTALL:
I mean really fresh. Do not touch it after you flashed it!
If you already have an unclean install, do rm -rf /overlay/*
and reboot the router.
- - Connect the WAN port to your gateway and a LAN port to your
- computer. This ensures the router can download packages.
+ - Make sure your Internet router does not use the IP address
+ or any other address from the subnet.
+ Set it to (with subnet mask,
+ for example.
+ - Connect the WAN port of the PirateBox to your Internet router
+ and one of its LAN ports your computer. This ensures the
+ PirateBox router can download the required packages.
- Connect your USB drive. The script assumes a single partition
with a FAT32 file system.
- telnet into the router on

0 comments on commit 5290d3b

Please sign in to comment.
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.