Joined: 15 Jun 2015 Posts: 22 Location: Beijing, China
Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 2:57 Post subject: R7000 Install Entware-ARM opkg succeccfully!
I'd like to share my installation of Entware-ARM on Netgear R7000 and R6300v2. After install, it has been contained opkg package repo. And you can install software with opkg command. Also, it should work with other ARM architecture routers.
I upload the Entware-ARM installation script used by myself.
Notice: Entware and all packages will be installed in /opt!
* An USB disk mount on /opt and size greater than 64MB;
* Recommend mount the /opt partition by UUID on the Services --> USB webpage.
* SSHd service was enabled in DD-WRT Services --> Services --> Secure Shell webpage;
* Login DD-WRT with SSH shell client like putty or XShell;
2. Install Entware-ARM
Put entware-arm.sh attachment in /tmp;
# cd /tmp
# chmod 755 entware-arm.sh
Wait for a minute, Entware-ARM shuold be installed succeccfully!
* The opkg config file is located in /opt/etc/opkg.conf;
* All packages will be installed in /opt partition;
* If you got error, check /opt partition is writeable;
Joined: 21 Nov 2010 Posts: 278 Location: North America
Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 2:06 Post subject:
Gameman Advanced Kid wrote:
if i am going to use this for squid, will i need to install entware on a partition that is about 256gb big? and will i need jffs?
Under entware everything is stored under the /opt mount point which includes many subdirectories. So far nothing has required using the /jffs partition. I think a 256GB partition should be more than adequate for your purposes. I have a hard drive with a 1.7TB /opt partition.
The BS 25974 build has squid built-in, but unfortunately a major piece of it is missing causing squid to fail. The BS 27506 build doesn't have squid built-in. Using the OPKG package manager, I successfully installed squid on one of my R7000 routers, but haven't gotten it to do anything useful other than display a help menu and a version menu. Since I'm unfamiliar with the product, I suspect some major configuration needs to be done.
I'm not fully familiar with how repos work. I'm using Kong's repo that is built-in to his PTBs (using the bootstrap command). Could one use Entware as well for additional package options, or would one repo overwrite the other? _________________ R7000 Nighthawk - DD-WRT v3.0-r40270M kongac (07/11/19)
R7000 Nighthawk - DD-WRT v3.0-r40270M kongac (07/11/19)
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