Prolink PWH2004

This device is NOT RECOMMENDED for future use with OpenWrt due to low flash/ram.
DO NOT BUY DEVICES WITH 4MB FLASH / 32MB RAM if you intend to flash an up-to-date and secure OpenWrt version (18.06 or later) onto it! See 4/32 warning for details.

1) This device does not have sufficient resources (flash and/or RAM) to provide secure and reliable operation.
This means that even setting a password or changing simple network settings might not be possible any more, rendering the device effectively useless. See OpenWrt on 4/32 devices what you can do now.

2) OpenWrt support for this device will end after 2019.
19.07 will be the last official build for 4/32 devices. After 19.07, no further OpenWrt images will be built for 4/32 devices. See OpenWrt on 4/32 devices what you can do now.

These units have 32M RAM, 8M flash, a serial port with pins marked on circuit board (CMOS level!), 4+1 LAN ports, 1xUSB port and 802.11n WLAN. The device is apparently also sold as Abocom WR5205.

Firmware can be compiled from “trunk”:

  1. choose Ralink RT288x/RT305x as target
  2. and RT305x boards as subtarget.
  3. Network interface needs boot option board=…. (WiP)
  4. For WLAN, include rt2800-pci module under Wireless drivers.

The USB port does not appear to work yet (2010/09/12).

CPU Ralink 3052, 384 MHz
Memory 32M
Flash 8M 1)
LAN 4+1 ports
WLAN 802.11n
USB 1 port
Serial pins marked on board, 57600 8N1, ttyS1
JTAG present, needs soldering
power 12V DC
Description memory area size (in hex)
Bootloader (u-boot) 0x000000 - 0x030000 0x030000
Config 0x030000 - 0x040000 0x010000
Factory 0x040000 - 0x050000 0x010000
Kernel 0x050000 - 0x800000 0x7B0000


1)
some devices have 4MB, you should change the template inside ramips/image
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  • Last modified: 2019/10/15 09:12
  • by tmomas