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  Topic: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 18:05   Subject: Needed new CFE
After installing this my 5Ghz radio was fine but the 2.4Ghz was absent.

The solution was to install CFE 1.0.1.9 .

(I suspect simply a newer one would have worked)

Also, probably not an issue ...
  Topic: what have I done? asus-n66u
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 17:39   Subject: Pheww ... that was a Marathon
So I have the Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r43516 big (06/25/20
running atop CFE1.0.1.9 ( bl_version=1.0.1.9 )

And .... both 2.4Ghz and 5 Ghz radios are working.
In overview the sequence was:

1: Refl ...
  Topic: what have I done? asus-n66u
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 14:47   Subject: what have I done? asus-n66u
Well to partly answer my own question. The CFE is from broadcom. It's included in their GPL source code, found at:

https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/RT-N66U_B1/GPL_RT_N66U_300438251641.zi ...
  Topic: SSID and VLANS
graemev

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PostForum: Advanced Networking   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 13:55   Subject: SSID and VLANS
We're talking 802.1Q here , right?

So you describing Static/port-based VLAN ?

You can also add the correct VLAN tag ,eg. based on MAC address (or indeed anything you code)

So the suggestion ...
  Topic: SSID and VLANS
graemev

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PostForum: Advanced Networking   Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2020 17:37   Subject: SSID and VLANS
I general I've found VLANs not a useful as I'd like, but I suspect that's just me.

One place it occurs to me they'd be really useful is separating traffic from SSIDs . So:

RED vlan = Stuff c ...
  Topic: what have I done? asus-n66u
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2020 17:14   Subject: The process to update CFE
So it looks like I have the "Buggy CFE" (bl_version=1.0.1.2) and the latest
version from ASUS is 1.0.1.9 (from @Per Yngve Berg)

So reading the post from @onedda, it looks like I need to ...
  Topic: what have I done? asus-n66u
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:00   Subject: CFE
Thanks for the continuing support.

I saw the term The NVRAM issue has been resolved in newer CFE versions (and K3X builds). ...

IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE K2.6 builds if using CFE v1.0.1.3 (64K nvram ...
  Topic: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:02   Subject: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
I note @turbowells is running

Router/Version: Asus RT-N66U
Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r43516 mega (06/25/20)

Are you seeing both 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz interfaces?
(ie , is it just me , or gener ...
  Topic: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 15:46   Subject: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
OK tried the :

nvram erase && reboot

anyhow. Same, just 5Ghz.

I've not yet reconfigured (just passwd) as there is quite a lot to change each time.

I do normally fix the channels, ...
  Topic: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 15:32   Subject: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
I came from DD-WRT v3.0-r41874 big (01/03/20) (tail of woe elsewhere on this site) I did chose the "reset after flash" (on every install, inc this one) it did reset back to e.g. 192.168.1. ...
  Topic: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 15:01   Subject: New Build - 06-25-2020-r43516
OK, almost "my 1st DD-WRT build" (few false starts)
The 1st thing I notice on my Asus RT-N66U is I only see the 5Ghz radio. When I tried dd-wrt.v24-40559_NEWD-2_K3.x-big-RT-N66U.trx, I saw ...
  Topic: what have I done? asus-n66u
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 14:55   Subject: what have I done? asus-n66u
OK, did that. Pretty straightforward. Sadly still missing my 2.4Ghz radio. I I should talks about that on https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=325537 ?
  Topic: what have I done? asus-n66u
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 19:56   Subject: what have I done? asus-n66u
Well that was interesting.

I followed the install instruction esp. WRT using the WPS button to reset the RAM before flashing.

I'm not sure what it reset (I did see the all LED flash telltale) bu ...
  Topic: what have I done? asus-n66u
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:09   Subject: what have I done? asus-n66u
Thanks for the pointers guys, I'll document the path I followed, since I suspect
many will come down this route and it's easy to forget how it all started.

1: Problem. I have an ASUS RT-N66U. It p ...
  Topic: what have I done? asus-n66u
graemev

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 14:30   Subject: what have I done? asus-n66u
I feels I've confused myself.
What I think I did:
1: https://forum.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Asus_RT-N66U#NVRAM_issue
2: printed it off (I still have it)
3: Downloaded the recommended version ...
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