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# Released under GPLv2, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
FEATURES:
- - Install this IPKG on your fresh OpenWRT "Backfire", and out comes
- (hopefully) a ready-to-use PirateBox.
+ - Install this IPKG on your fresh OpenWRT "Backfire", and out
+ comes (hopefully) a ready-to-use PirateBox, a project by NYU
+ Professor David Darts.
- Now supports devices with 4 MByte flash
- Tested on
- Asus WL-500gP (brcm47xx)
- Asus WL-500g (brcm47xx)
- Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH (ar71xx)
+ - Linksys WRT160NL
TODO:
- Test other platforms
- Improve error checking
PLEASE HELP:
- - I expect mkPirateBox v0.2+ to run on many or even most untested router
- models. If something goes wrong, installation will most likely fail
- during wireless setup. I usually can make it easily work if you help me
- out. If you decide to try mkPirateBox on an untested router model,
- please send send me feedback on how it went, including
+ - I expect mkPirateBox v0.2+ to run on many or even most untested
+ router models. If something goes wrong, I usually can easily make
+ it work if you help me out. If you decide to try mkPirateBox on
+ an untested router model, please send send me feedback on how it
+ went, including
- your router model
- output of the command
"cat /etc/openwrt_release /etc/config/wireless /etc/config/network".
- Thanks! :)
REQUIREMENTS:
- - 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
- 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:
+ - 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 recommend 250 MHz (the more, the better), 32 MByte RAM,
+ and 8 MByte flash. Following models meet or exceed the recommendation
+ and should work out of the box:
- TD-Link TL-WR1043ND (ar71xx, cheap!)
- D-Link DIR-825 (ar71xx, white, fast!)
- Linksys WRT160NL (ar71xx)
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it detects an un-PirateBox-ified USB disk.
REFERENCES:
- - The PirateBox project:
- http://wiki.daviddarts.com/PirateBox_DIY
- - OpenWRT - List of supported devices:
- http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/start
- - OpenWRT documentation (look for tftp installation):
- http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/start
- - OpenWRT "Backfire" 10.04.1-r4 images:
- http://downloads.openwrt.org/backfire/10.03.1-rc4/
+ - The PirateBox project:
+ http://wiki.daviddarts.com/PirateBox_DIY
+ - OpenWRT - List of supported devices:
+ http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/start
+ - OpenWRT documentation (look for tftp installation):
+ http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/start
+ - OpenWRT "Backfire" 10.04.1-r4 images:
+ http://downloads.openwrt.org/backfire/10.03.1-rc4/

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