The COMFAST CF-EW72 is an outdoor 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wireless CPE. It is based on the Qualcomm Atheros QCA9531 SoC, with an additional Qualcomm Atheros QCA9886. It features two RJ45 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports with 802.3af/802.3at PoE, a 300 Mbps 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n radio and an 867 Mbps 5 GHz 802.11a/n/ac radio with dual external 5 dBi antenna.
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|Brand||Model||Version||Current Release||OEM Info||Forum Topic||Technical Data|
|Model||Version||Current Release||Firmware OpenWrt Install||Firmware OpenWrt Upgrade||Firmware OEM Stock|
The original firmware is based on OpenWrt so a sysupgrade image can be installed via the stock web GUI. Settings from the original firmware will be saved and restored on the new one, so a factory reset will be needed.
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The instructions below are for Broadcom devices and only serve as an example.
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Note: Reset router to factory defaults if it has been previously configured.
http://192.168.1.1if LuCI is installed.
Enter values for “FILL-IN” below
|Bootloader tftp server IPv4 address||FILL-IN|
|Bootloader MAC address (special)||FILL-IN|
|Firmware tftp image|| Latest OpenWrt release (
|TFTP transfer window||FILL-IN seconds|
|TFTP window start||approximately FILL-IN seconds after power on|
|TFTP client required IP address||FILL-IN|
These are generic instructions. Update with your router's specifics.
http://192.168.1.1/cgi-bin/luci/mini/system/upgrade/LuCI Upgrade URL
If you don't have a GUI (LuCI) available, you can alternatively upgrade via the command line. There are two command line methods for upgrading:
Note: It is important that you put the firmware image into the ramdisk (/tmp) before you start flashing.
cd /tmp wget http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/XXX/xxx.abc sysupgrade /tmp/xxx.abc
sysupgrade does not support this router, use
cd /tmp wget http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/XXX/xxx.abc mtd write /tmp/xxx.abc linux && reboot
→ Basic configuration After flashing, proceed with this.
Set up your Internet connection, configure wireless, configure USB port, etc.
The default network configuration is:
|Interface Name||Description||Default configuration|
|br-lan||LAN & WiFi||192.168.10.1/24|
|eth0||LAN port (PoE)||None|
|eth1||WAN port (PoE)|
|wlan0||WiFi - 5Ghz|
|wlan1||WiFi - 2.4Ghz|
→ hardware.button on howto use and configure the hardware button(s). Here, we merely name the buttons, so we can use them in the above Howto.
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The COMFAST CF-EW72 has the following buttons:
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→ port.serial general information about the serial port, serial port cable, etc.
How to connect to the Serial Port of this specific device:
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| Serial connection parameters|
for COMFAST CF-EW72
|EXAMPLE 115200, 8N1|
→ port.jtag general information about the JTAG port, JTAG cable, etc.
How to connect to the JTAG Port of this specific device:
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COPY HERE THE BOOTLOG WITH THE ORIGINAL FIRMWARE
COPY HERE THE BOOTLOG ONCE OPENWRT IS INSTALLED AND RUNNING
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