[Battlemesh] What hardware still works?

Goran Mahovlić goran.mahovlic at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 14:50:30 CET 2016

as for the JTAG here is wifi one from my colege with ESP8266

they support openwrt but on top of their OS, and when we asked them do they
support it, they did not have nothing against putting openwrt on boards if
you can build it...


On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 2:41 PM, fboehm <fboehm at aon.at> wrote:

> Am 29.02.2016 um 21:24 schrieb Valent Turkovic:
>> I have been to latest EU Mikrotik conference in Ljubljana this past week
>> and I asked few lead Mikrotik engineers if they plan to lock down their
>> routers becuase of FCC and EU legislative, and they said that they don't
>> plan to lock anything down...
>> So there are some really nice Mikrotik devices that is it possible to
>> get up and running with OpenWrt, so I suggest you all try to get your
>> hands on few Mikrotik devices and try it for yourself.
>> I just got my first batch of few different Mikrotik devices so I'll see
>> how it works... Mikrotik SXT, Omnitik, mAP, hAP, hEX...
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> How is Mikrotik different than other vendors out there? They use a
> proprietary bootloader and a proprietary (yet Linux based) operating
> system. In general Mikrotik doesn't seem to have any interest in supporting
> OpenWRT.
> For example the SXT Lite 5 has serial interface but it's
> software-deactivated. Not very helpful if you want to flash OpenWRT via the
> special bootloader modes of their proprietary bootloader.
> I started to play around with the JTAG interface and I likely have to
> replace bootloader and firmware.
> You can use the same procedure with almost any low-cost product. At least
> if it has working JTAG.
> Franz
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