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Attitude Adjustment

25th April 2013

The OpenWrt Release Team would like to announce the final Attitude Adjustment Release (12.09).

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 ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT (12.09, r36088)
  * 1/4 oz Vodka      Pour all ingredients into mixing
  * 1/4 oz Gin        tin with ice, strain into glass.
  * 1/4 oz Amaretto
  * 1/4 oz Triple sec
  * 1/4 oz Peach schnapps
  * 1/4 oz Sour mix
  * 1 splash Cranberry juice

The OpenWrt 12.09 “attitude_adjustment” source code can be checked out at:


Further information on how to checkout the release source code is found at:

Highlights since Backfire 10.03.1:

  • Dropped support for legacy Broadcom target (brcm-2.4)
  • Switched to Kernel 3.3
  • Switched to uClibc
  • Switched x86 images from ext2 to ext4 filesystem
  • Improved parallel building support
  • New netifd implementation to replace the old script based network configuration system
  • Switched to shadow passwords
  • Support for external overlay filesystems in release images
  • Various firewall enhancements
  • Wireless driver updates and stability improvements
  • Experimential support for 5 and 10 MHz channels in ath5k and ath9k
  • Package updates and dependency fixes
  • New target support: ramips, bcm2708 (Raspberry Pi) and others
  • Support for further router models
  • Support for building with eglic instead of uClibc
  • Support for 6RD configuration
  • Support for bridge firewalling in release images

Known Issues:

  • Most open tickets at the time of the final builds
  • Lower end devices with only 16 MiB RAM will easily run out of Memory, for bcm47xx based devices is Backfire with brcm-2.4 recommended

More detailed information available at:


Detailed core changelog at:
Detailed packages changelog at:
Binaries can be downloaded at

Yours truly,
The OpenWrt developer team

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releases/12.09/notes-12.09.txt · Last modified: 2018/08/08 11:12 by tmomas