TP-Link TL-MR3020 Version 3 now supported (but no WiFi)

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TP-Link TL-MR3020 Version 3 now supported (but no WiFi)

Post by admin » Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:40 pm

New hardware TL-MR3020 Version 3 from TP-Link has been added to the list of supported devices. Hardware section and Preparing Hardware section are updated and explain how to flash these devices.

The MR3020v3 offers twice the RAM and Flash-ROM compared to version 1. of then MR3020, which makes developing SW for it a bit more relaxed. Feature-wise Meteobridge on this device is identical to all the other non-pro Meteobridge platforms with one exeption: We currently can't support WiFi on this device. Reason is the lack of reliable Open Source WiFi drivers for the Mediatek 7628 chip set this unit is built on. We can't say if/when this issue will be solved.

A good thing of the new chip set is that the USB hub needed with the version 1.x models of the MR3020 is no longer needed. From what we see USB 1.x is nicely supported by the hardware.

The port to MR3020v3 made switching from openwrt to lede on OS level necessary (as with the WR902AC), so we had to setup a complete new compile chain. Therefore, the port might still have some bugs. If you discover some bugs, please report and please be a bit patient if fixing takes a few days.

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