Changes between Version 36 and Version 37 of newport


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Timestamp:
02/08/2018 09:54:00 AM (2 weeks ago)
Author:
Tim Harvey
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updated OpenWrt details

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    v36 v37  
    409409  - Native compilation: no SDK or cross-toolchain needed
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    412  * [#OpenWrtBoardSupportPackageBSP OpenWrt] - '''Coming Soon for Newport''' - intended for wireless routers and access points (low flash and memory footprint)
     411 * [#openwrt OpenWrt] - intended for wireless routers and access points (low flash and memory footprint)
    413412  - '''Recommended for networking users wanting to create a headless router, VPN, basestation, wireless access point and more. Produces by far the smallest storage and memory footprint but users new to Embedded Linux will have a bit of a learning curve'''
    414413  - Fairly up-to-date and/or vanilla kernel support
     
    418417  - Console-based build system (expect 60mins to build BSP for a specific board family)
    419418  - Downloadable SDK and Toolchain available to build apps on a development host without building the entire BSP
     419  - easy firmware upgrade (sysupgrade) and factory-default reset mechanism
    420420  - Pre-built images available
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    432432 3. The OpenWrt BSP is designed to be a wireless router and has an integrated web-admin for configuration and control.
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    434435[=#ubuntu]
    435436== Ubuntu ==
     
    437438 * [wiki:newport/ubuntu Newport Ubuntu Wiki and Software]
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    439441[=#openwrt]
    440442== OpenWrt Board Support Package (BSP) ==
    441 '''Coming Soon'''
    442 
    443443The Newport OpenWrt BSP provides the following:
    444444 * Linux 4.x kernel (fairly vanilla)
    445445 * latest wireless drivers (compat-wireless)
    446446 * tuned for minimal FLASH/memory footprint (entire distro fits on embedded 16MB FLASH)
     447 * simple upgrades and factory-reset capability provided by overlay filesystem
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     449Newport OpenWrt BSP:
     450 * [wiki:newport/openwrt#prebuilt Pre-Built Binaries]
     451 * Source:
     452  * [https://github.com/Gateworks/bsp-newport] - Newport BSP support scripts and Makefile  ([https://github.com/Gateworks/bsp-newport/subscription watch])
     453  * [https://github.com/Gateworks/openwrt] - Gateworks OpenWrt BSP  ([https://github.com/Gateworks/openwrt/subscription watch])
     454 * Additional Gateworks OpenWrt pages:[[TitleIndex(OpenWrt)]]
     455 * join the [https://lists.openwrt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openwrt-devel openwrt-devel] mailing list to follow upstream OpenWrt activity
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