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good morning to all,

i have the TP LINK TD-W8970 and i find that it's possible change the standard firmware.

after some research on net i find some firmware version, but OpenWRT seems the only one that my device support (but probably i am wrong)

now, i read also that the router need for specific standard firmware before to update to WRT.
these are the detail of my router:

Firmware Version:0.6.0 2.12 v000c.0 Build 140613 Rel.31066n
Hardware Version:TD-W8970 v1 00000000

if i am right, i can update my router with WEB INTERFACE  (link  wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/td-w8970)  but i have some confusion on the first 3 STEP of "SSID Config Injection"

i have try the method, but when i upload the .bin file the router tell me error message "wrong file size"

please, some one can help me to execute the procedure correctly?

many thanks to all.

best regard

Hi,

I use this modem from 3 years with openwrt without any problems... now my ISP has planned an upgrade to EVDSL technology.... do you know if OpenWrt supports it?

Thanks in advance
FunMan

Hi,
I have an td w8970:
Firmware Version:0.6.0 2.12 v000c.0 Build 140613 Rel.31066n
Hardware Version:TD-W8970 v1 00000000
I wish to install openwrt so i've solder Gnd, tx and rx serial pins and  connected an USB to TTL-serial adapter to have serial access . I can see console serial log using putty 115200 8N1, but i can't interrupt  boot secuence i've try it hundreds times but device  don't response to repeated pressing t key. What im doing wrong?
Can you help me, please?
Thanks in avance

(Last edited by ju0n on 12 Oct 2017, 15:28)

hello

this version of openwrt for this router has web interface?
im interesting upgrade a openwrt version. i needed a cable? my w8970 updated a firmware.
only posible install via cable and tftpserver?


best regards

(Last edited by tsistemas on 18 Oct 2017, 14:26)

tsistemas wrote:

hello

this version of openwrt for this router has web interface?
im interesting upgrade a openwrt version. i needed a cable? my w8970 updated a firmware.
only posible install via cable and tftpserver?


best regards

use lede firware its come with gui

hi
i have tp-link w8970 with latest lede trunk.
i have one problem, i can't find a dnscrypt-proxy with plugins in openwrt or lede packages.
i tried this github.com/jedisct1/dnscrypt-proxy-installer but it's not installing.
its really nice if we can have dnscrypt-proxy-plugins in package repo.
thank you

tmo26 wrote:

Use 17.01.4, where it is available: downloads.lede-project.org/releases/packages-17.01/mips_24kc/packages/dnscrypt-proxy_1.9.4-1_mips_24kc.ipk

this package isn't compiled with plugins

I have installed the version     OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05 / LuCI (git-15.248.30277-3836b45)
but Wifi is not available.
Who can help me?

Hi there,

I've been using Openwrt years ago on a lynksys and now I decided to update the HW home going back to openwrt again and I picked up this modem/router.

I followed this tutorial:
https://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/td-w9980

I copied the file as suggested and rebooted using telnet and the web interface hack procedure.

After reboot I can't connect to the LAN port of the router as if there is no DHCP server setted. I used a static ip 192.168.1.2 but still could not connect to 192.168.1.1

I don't have the possibility to use serial connection right now.

is there anyone who has experience what to do and how to connect to sort things out?

I tried the 30/45 sec reset as pressing the reset button with no results

When I start the modem and I plug one Ethernet cable to my pc the light turns on and if I change LAN ports the right light sets on so everything sounds working beside not being able to connect

thanks in advance

Hello. First of thanks for this entire community and for the open source router firmware. I had no idea this existed! I was going to sell my TP-Link TD-W8970 v1.2 but now I hope I can use it and get better wifi from it compared to the router vodafone gave me.

I followed the instructions as given in this thread earlier:

and here on the toh

Here's the file I downloaded and sucessfully installed. 
I downloaded from the official wrt site.

The firmware is running this:
Powered by LuCI 15.05-149-g0d8bbd2 Release (git-15.363.78009-956be55) / OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05.1

However I can't access the Wifi in the Interface Menu. I only get the options: Interfaces, Switch, DHCP etc...

I see helios85 has the same problem.

Can anyone help us ? Thanks for your help and keep up the great work!

grgdvs wrote:

The firmware is running this:
Powered by LuCI 15.05-149-g0d8bbd2 Release (git-15.363.78009-956be55) / OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05.1

First of all I would recommend you upgrade to the latest release version, which currently is LEDE 17.01.4. https://downloads.lede-project.org/rele … iq/xrx200/

metai wrote:
grgdvs wrote:

The firmware is running this:
Powered by LuCI 15.05-149-g0d8bbd2 Release (git-15.363.78009-956be55) / OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05.1

First of all I would recommend you upgrade to the latest release version, which currently is LEDE 17.01.4.

I've done that now - thanks for pointing that out! Wireless is back! Great stuff.
However I can't get it to connect to the net. It dsl line seems to sync - but doesn't seem to connect to the net. Windows thinks my DNS isn't accessible. Is there a setting I haven't enabled. I've used the out of the box settings.

Details below - I'm on the Vodafone network.

Status: UP
Line State: showtime_tc_sync [0x801]
Line Mode: G.993.2 (VDSL2)
Annex: B
Profile: 17a
Data Rate: 39.993 Mb/s / 9.995 Mb/s
Max. Attainable Data Rate (ATTNDR): 64.482 Mb/s / 21.211 Mb/s
Latency: 0.0 ms / 0.0 ms
Line Attenuation (LATN): 17 dB / 18.9 dB
Signal Attenuation (SATN): 17 dB / 18.9 dB
Noise Margin (SNR): 13.7 dB / 13.1 dB
Aggregate Transmit Power(ACTATP): 5.2 dB / 5.3 dB
Forward Error Correction Seconds (FECS): 0 / 5079
Errored seconds (ES): 0 / 549
Severely Errored Seconds (SES): 0 / 0
Loss of Signal Seconds (LOSS): 0 / 61
Unavailable Seconds (UAS): 35 / 35
Header Error Code Errors (HEC): 0 / 0
Non Pre-emtive CRC errors (CRC_P): 0 / 0
Pre-emtive CRC errors (CRCP_P): 0 / 0
Line Uptime: 1m 25s
ATU-C System Vendor ID: Infineon 178.6
Power Management Mode: L0 - Synchronized

Powered by LuCI lede-17.01 branch (git-17.290.79498-d3f0685) / LEDE Reboot 17.01.4 r3560-79f57e422d

Thanks for your help!

grgdvs wrote:

However I can't get it to connect to the net. It dsl line seems to sync - but doesn't seem to connect to the net.

Without knowing what else you configured or what exactly your ISP requires, I'm going out on a limb and guess you need to set the correct VLAN ID on your pppoe-wan interface:

config interface 'wan'
   option ifname 'ptm0.7'
   ...

i.e., change "ptm0" into "ptm0.7" if your ISP requires VLAN ID 7. See your ISP's information on which ID exactly you need.

(Last edited by metai on 21 Feb 2018, 05:45)

metai wrote:

Without knowing what else you configured or what exactly your ISP requires, I'm going out on a limb and guess you need to set the correct VLAN ID on your pppoe-wan interface.

that's it @Metai . How come the VLAN ID isn't in the GUI? Bit of a shame - but got there using putty.

Online now !! great

thank you so much for your help

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