[SOLVED-T] Running 44048 for all Apple Devices?

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 01, 2021 19:21    Post subject: Reply with quote
And that is the generic mac80211 driver that all wireless drivers in DD-WRT rely on, if I am not mistaken.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 01, 2021 23:40    Post subject: Reply with quote
I found PBPhoto's settings documented in the 10/20/2021 - r47581 build thread, particularly the ones about "wireless network mode" & sensitivity rage" successful
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:52    Post subject: Anyone? ... Voodoo Economics (yUjhSBjxuXA) Reply with quote
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 05, 2021 15:53    Post subject: question on wrt3200 partitition usage Reply with quote
I have always had stock on partition 1 and ddwrt (now 47581) on partition 2. I have also always reset and manually entered config from scratch. However, this is a pain each time.

Now, as I wish use each partition as a toggle solution, am I right in assuming :

If I replace stock with say 47720:

1. Can I simply flash from ddwrt (on partition 2) using the factory to ddwrt bin file (presuming) ?

2. I would not need to reset config values as my understanding is that both partitions share the same nvram ?

Thanks in advance for your help
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 05, 2021 16:17    Post subject: Reply with quote
The factory-to-ddwrt file is only for flashing from the stock firmware. If you are doing the flashing from an existing dd-wrt partition, use the ..._webflash.bin file. And yes, you should be able to leave the configuration as-is.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2021 16:51    Post subject: Reply with quote
I am an Apple household and stuck at r44048 and have been following the posts on newer versions being stable. I tried r47692 as @pbphoto mentioned it worked really well for him. But though much better after a few hours iPhones started dropping connections. So then I switched to r47745 and for the last 48 hours I have had no connection issues with iPhones or iPads. So for now it appears to me at least that r47745 is gold for me! I did not change any settings from r44048 and no hardware reset - just regular firmware update on the existing partition.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2021 17:43    Post subject: clear nvram Reply with quote
sjdwrt wrote:
I am an Apple household and stuck at r44048 and have been following the posts on newer versions being stable. I tried r47692 as @pbphoto mentioned it worked really well for him. But though much better after a few hours iPhones started dropping connections. So then I switched to r47745 and for the last 48 hours I have had no connection issues with iPhones or iPads. So for now it appears to me at least that r47745 is gold for me! I did not change any settings from r44048 and no hardware reset - just regular firmware update on the existing partition.


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Just an FYI - when jumping large numbers of revs forwards or backwards you MAY need to clear nvram. Sometimes there are enough config changes that things do not work predictably when attempting to keep config settings. I know when I had to keep going back to 44048 on a 1900v1 to get a staple build, jumping back to that build eventually required a reset flash to work properly.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2021 19:32    Post subject: Reply with quote
Good to know - just hoping I do not ever have to go back to r44048.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2021 21:24    Post subject: Reply with quote
I've been on 47822 the last 3 days - fantastic.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 16, 2021 9:08    Post subject: Reply with quote
Router: Linksys 1900ACSV2
Firmware: R47822

Finally made the jump over to the latest firmware 47822 after a year plus on 44048 due to issues with Apple hardware. I followed the guide of resetting NVRAM and updating both partitions to 47822 with factory reset. I had to manual input back all my previous settings (I had screenshot all the important pages).

I can safely say the latest firmware works on Apple products again! iPhone, iPad, iMac, Macbook (all updated to the latest firmware)

Thanks all for testing and really appreciate the community feedback!
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:16    Post subject: Reply with quote
Thanks for latest reports, will mark this as a tentative SOLVED.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 16, 2021 13:51    Post subject: Reply with quote
This has been solved for two weeks, since r47720, nice to have user feedback though.

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