[lime-users] Archer C60 and C50 - gluon support - chipset 5 GHz

bruno vianna bruno at pobox.com
Fri Dec 7 17:26:58 UTC 2018


So, the latest installation done here used the tplink C5 v1.2 . It is
working great.

Em qua, 5 de dez de 2018 17:51, Patricio Gibbs via lime-users <
lime-users at lists.libremesh.org escreveu:

> Based on Gio's response, I'll cross the C60 off my list.
>
> How about the C50?
>
> Sounds like it requires TFTP flashing, not flashing from the stock GUI:
> https://openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/archer-c50 ...
> Is this correct?
>
> WLAN Hardware:
> v1: MediaTek MT7620A, MediaTek MT7612EN (OpenWrt Tech data)
>         - $30 in Ecuador
> v2: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9557, Qualcomm Atheros QCA9882 (wikidevi)
> v3: MediaTek MT7628AN, MediaTek MT7612E (OpenWrt Tech data)
>         - $50 in Ecuador
> v4: MediaTek MT7628A, MediaTek MT7612E (wikidevi)
>         - $40 in Ecuador
>
> in June 2017, Bruno V mentioned:
> https://lists.libremesh.org/pipermail/lime-users/2017-June/000728.html
>  > Right now my favorite is archer c50 v1. It won't work with adhoc but
>  > mesh mode seems to be fine, and costs less than 40 USD here, I haven't
>  > been able to test it in production, but perhaps if more people get one
>
> Has this been fixed? And/or does this matter? (I don't know what the
> different modes are used for... maybe that sort of explanation could go
> in the LibreMesh documentation.) Reading old threads, it seems that
> adhoc mode has been deprecated or is no longer used by default in
> LibreMesh since 17.01.
>
> ~ Pato
>
>
>
> On 12/4/18 11:11 PM, Patricio Gibbs via lime-users wrote:
> > Trying to understand if the C50 or C60 has better LibreMesh support:
> >
> > Looking at:
> >
> > https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/tp-link/tp-link_archer_c60_v1
> > - gluon support broken, WiFi 5 GHz unsupported, ath10k
> > https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/tp-link/tp-link_archer_c60_v2
> > - ath10k
> >
> > https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/tp-link/tp-link_archer_c50_v1
> > - MT7612EN
> > https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/tp-link/tp-link_archer_c50_v3
> > - MT7612E
> >
> > What is Gluon support? Does it matter?
> >
> > I've seen comments on this list that ath10k is not well supported and
> > might never be. Does this mean the Archer C60 doesn't work well with
> > LibreMesh?
> >
> > Previously, Daniel Golle wrote that the chipset for the Archer C20,
> > MT7610E, doesn't work with any FOSS driver. Based on the tech page, it
> > seems that there is FOSS driver support for the MT7612E and EN, correct?
> >
> > cheers,
> > Patricio
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