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Netgear R6250

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Supported Versions

Devices with Broadcom WiFi chipsets have limited OpenWrt supportability (due to limited FLOSS driver availability for Broadcom chips). Consider this when chosing a device to buy, or when deciding to flash OpenWrt on your device because it is listed as supported. See Broadcom WiFi for details.

Hardware Highlights

ModelVersionSoCCPU MHzFlash MBRAM MBWLAN HardwareWLAN2.4WLAN5.0100M portsGbit portsModemUSB
R6250Broadcom BCM4708A0800128NAND256Broadcom BCM4360, Broadcom BCM43217b/g/na/n/ac-5-1x 3.0

Installation

OEM easy installation

FIXME The instructions below are for Broadcom devices and only serve as an example.
Remove / modify them if they do not apply to this particular device!

This section deals with

  • How you install OpenWrt from a device freshly opened
  • The steps required such as reset to factory defaults if the device has already been configured

Note: Reset router to factory defaults if it has been previously configured.

  • Browse to http://192.168.1.1/Upgrade.asp
  • Upload .chk file to router on upgrade page of R6250 web administration portal
  • Wait for it to reboot
  • Telnet to 192.168.1.1 and set a root password, or browse to http://192.168.1.1 if LuCI is installed.

Hardware

Info

Instruction set ARM
Vendor Broadcom
bootloader cfe?
System-On-Chip BCM5300 family
CPU @Frq Broadcom BCM4708A0 @?MHz (2 cores)
Flash size 128+2 MiB
Flash Chip
RAM size 256 MiB
RAM Chip
Wireless No1 Broadcom BCM43217 w/ 2×2 MIMO for 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n
Wireless No2 Broadcom BCM4360 w/ 3×3 MIMO for 5GHz 802.11a/n/ac
switch Broadcom BCM4708A0 - 4x Gigabit + 1x WAN
Modem none
USB Yes 1 x 3.0
Serial Yes
JTAG ?

Serial

port.serial general information about the serial port, serial port cable, etc.

How to connect to the Serial Port of this specific device:
Insert photo of PCB with markings for serial port

FIXME Replace EXAMPLE by real values.

Serial connection parameters
for Netgear R6250
EXAMPLE 115200, 8N1

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toh/netgear/r6250.txt · Last modified: 2020/11/08 19:05 by fora