TP-Link Archer C9 (EU) V5 DD-WRT Support

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nicola1970
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:01    Post subject: archer c9 v5 - donation has been done Reply with quote
Hi!

Dear panic 69, i kindly ask update ticket 7078 with the info that archer c9 v5 has been donated and arrived to destination in Germany.
Thankyou,
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 11:16    Post subject: dd-wrt for archer c9 v5 Reply with quote
Does somebody have any update when the archer c9 v5 dd-wrt firmware will be ready? Can I support in some way?
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 11:20    Post subject: Reply with quote
The last update I got on 6/29 was:

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i received a v5 last week. working on breaking the firmware format right now. status is that i found out how the fw format works, but its complicated since it forced me to use jffs2 filesystem since the cfe bootloader loads the kernel from jffs2 filesystem


Please be patient. Device support does not happen overnight.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 15:21    Post subject: Reply with quote
Any news?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 19:25    Post subject: Reply with quote
liv wrote:
Any news?


More patience....

It usually happens over several months time frame.
BS is the only one doing any of this work these days, afaik...

Asking two weeks later for an update is not going to help nor bolster a faster turn around. I would check back in 2 months time.

Also, keep an eye out on the beta builds ftp site as well as the SVN. You might get hints there he's working on stuff.

Alternatively, you can PM BS and offer up to test things out, but be prepared to do your homework to demonstrate you can help BS, and not just ask for a file...

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 20:59    Post subject: Reply with quote
BS doesn't respond to PMs, does he? If he does, he's very selective. There's still one in my outbox from months ago Laughing I wasn't going to respond to this thread, especially after I previously had said that if people started bumping it like adolescents that it would get locked. It could be month(s), it could be next year. There's device threads that I would've locked in the first 5 pages had I been around then. If you want it faster, set up a development environment and dig in and try not to brick your router into unrecoverable status Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:37    Post subject: Reply with quote
https://i.imgur.com/klbKEZX.png

https://forum.openwrt.org/t/support-for-archer-c9-hw-ver-5-0/18335

according to this from openwrt, v4 and v5 are identical. Since dd-wrt supports v4, it should support v5. (assuming this information is correct)
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:59    Post subject: Reply with quote
No, I don't think it's completely identical:

kernel-panic69 wrote:
The last update I got on 6/29 was:

Quote:
i received a v5 last week. working on breaking the firmware format right now. status is that i found out how the fw format works, but its complicated since it forced me to use jffs2 filesystem since the cfe bootloader loads the kernel from jffs2 filesystem


Please be patient. Device support does not happen overnight.


You should probably read the entire thread first....

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2020 13:29    Post subject: Reply with quote
I see that the GoFundMe donations are paused. Is there any way to donate for this specific device, or is the only option to donate to the whole project?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2020 14:38    Post subject: Reply with quote
GoFundMe is from a random forum user who asked for money, so it was never donating to DD-WRT project.

See the far upper right of this forum web page, to the right of contact is the real donations link.

Another way to add support is to donate the hardware in question.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2020 15:22    Post subject: Reply with quote
blkt wrote:
GoFundMe is from a random forum user who asked for money, so it was never donating to DD-WRT project.

See the far upper right of this forum web page, to the right of contact is the real donations link.

Another way to add support is to donate the hardware in question.


Thanks. I realize that it was unofficial, as I've read the Donations page, but it was specific for this device. I was asking if there is a way to donate for this specific device, since the Donations page only mentions donating to the entire project. Not a problem, I'll still donate, I just wanted to see if it can be targeted.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2020 19:09    Post subject: Reply with quote
BrainSlayer has a device in hand already, thanks to the GoFundMe. Read my last post. It will get supported when it gets supported. Don't be a pimple-faced adolescent about it.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2020 20:52    Post subject: Reply with quote
kernel-panic69 wrote:
BrainSlayer has a device in hand already, thanks to the GoFundMe. Read my last post. It will get supported when it gets supported. Don't be a pimple-faced adolescent about it.


I have read the entire thread and it doesn't answer my question. I feel like you are assuming that I am fishing for an update or that I'm trying to rush the development (based on you calling me a pimple-faced adolescent), please believe me that I am not.

Again, I simply wanted to check if the donation I'll make can be targeted, as I'd prefer to offer a coffee or two to the dev actually working on this specific device. If not, that's fine, I'll donate to the project.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2020 21:25    Post subject: Reply with quote
https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=1209095#1208994

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 17:07    Post subject: GoFundMe Campaign to Donate TP-Link Archer C9 v5 to DD-WRT Reply with quote
blkt wrote:
GoFundMe is from a random forum user who asked for money, so it was never donating to DD-WRT project.


With so many users (including me) wanting to put DD-WRT on their TP-Link Archer C9 v5 routers, I set up the GoFundMe to procure and ship a TP-Link Archer C9 v5 Wi-Fi router to DD-WRT. When the financial goal of $120 was reached, I FedEx-ed the Wi-Fi router as a donation to DD-WRT in Germany; they received it on June 26, 2020, 3 days after the GoFundMe campaign ended.

There was more money donated to the GoFundMe than the purchase/shipping of the router required, and so I rounded the amount up (out of my own pocket) and donated the excess to the DD-WRT General Fund.

The specific numbers of the final accounting are detailed in the GoFundMe campaign:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/ddwrt-upgrade-for-tplink-archer-c9-v5

and my post (thanks for the link above blkt) in this forum:

https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=1209095#1208994

So the GoFundMe campaign did donate both a physical TP-Link Archer C9 v5 Wi-Fi router and a small sum of money to DD-WRT.

gabi.ailincai wrote:
...I simply wanted to check if the donation I'll make can be targeted, as I'd prefer to offer a coffee or two to the dev actually working on this specific device.


My limited experience here is that you can't specifically donate money to DD-WRT to help a particular router become supported after they have a donated router to work on.

Here's the Device Support Ticket link for the TP-Link Archer C9 v5 router to track progress (in case anyone missed it):

https://svn.dd-wrt.com/ticket/7078

Cheers!
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