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Alfa Network Solo48
ALFA NETWORK Solo48a

Homepage

Solo48

Wikipedia

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dd-wrt

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OpenWRT

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Tomato

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TomatoUSB

Not Supported

Gargoyle

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NOTE: Activation Required.
NOTE: During configuration or flashing a device, the only that should be hooked to the device is the computer and power.

SpecsEdit

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Platform

Serial Num. = ?
FCC ID = ?
CPU Type = Atheros AR2313A
MIPS Rev = ?
CPU Speed = 180MHz
Bus = ?
Flash Type = ?
Flash Chip = ?
Flash Size = 8MB
Max Firmware Size = 7995392 bytes
RAM Size = 32MB
RAM Chip = ?
nvram Size = ?
Switch = ?
Port-based vlan = ?
802.1q vlan = ?
Ethernet Port Count = 1-WAN 1-PoE-LAN
Wired Standard = IEEE 802.3/1x/3af
boot_wait = ?
bootloader = ?
Flash Card Socket/Type = No
SD/MMC Mod Support = No
MiniPCI slots = No
PoE = passive poe
Power = PoE 18V/1A
Color of LEDs = ?
Size = 230 * 230 * 75mm
USB = No
Serial Port = Yes
JTAG Port = No
Supported by TJTAG/Version = ?
Supported by dd-wrt as of = alfa v.24 SP2 - build
dd-wrt K2.4 Support = ?
dd-wrt K2.6 Support = ?
Special Features = outdoor enclosure

Radio (ath0)

Wireless Radio = Atheros
WLAN DSP processor = ?
Antenna Connector Type = Integrated 18dBi 5GHz antenna
Wireless Standard = IEEE 802.11a/b/g/h @30dBm
WiFi Operating Frequency = 5.15~5.70GHz
 802.11g = 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54Mbps
 802.11b = 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps
 802.11a = 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54Mbps
Radio cor_rev = ?
Radio Capabilities = ?

Links of InterestEdit

FlashingEdit

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1. Download the image and the tftp server in the same directory.
2. Connect the serial AND network cables to the Solo48 unit. I used two different PCs for this; one for serial connection and other for ethernet connection. The network cable is connected to the WAN port (port on the left hand)
3. Start the serial telnet session and get to Redboot.
4. Start the tftp server on your PC.
5. Do the following commands;

fis init -f
load -v -r -b %{FREEMEMLO} linux.bin
fis create -e 0x80041000 -r 0x80041000 linux

6. Now make sure the boot script is setup to load linux
7. Issue the 'reset' command

And DD-WRT should be there.

Note: For some reason the units I worked with do not like to tftp load to the address 0x80041000 so i used the %{FREEMEMLO} and then in create command used the address 0x80041000

UpgradingEdit

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RevertingEdit

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JTAG/Serial InfoEdit

JTAGEdit

JTAG PinoutsEdit
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JTAG RecoveryEdit
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SerialEdit

Serial PinoutsEdit
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Hyper terminal Setup in Windows XPEdit
In Windows XP, Click Start Button - All Programs - Accessories - 
   Communication - HyperTerminal
Enter a name for the connection, Click ok
Choose com port you adapter is plugged into, Click ok
Set:
 Bits per second = 115200
 Data Bits = 8
 Parity = none
 Stop bits = 1
 Flow control = none
Click ok
Click File - Save As, and select a place to save it to so you 
             don't have to enter the settings again.
Putty Setup in Windows XPEdit
After installing putty, run it
 Serial line = The COM port your using for serial (ie. COM3)
 Speed = 115200
Click on Serial under Connection
 Serial line to connect to = same as above (Serial line)
 Speed (baud) = 115200
 Data bits = 8
 Stop bits = 1
 Parity = None
 Flow control = None
Click Session
 Enter a name for your connection under saved sessions
Click Save
Click Open
Serial RecoveryEdit
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vlan InfoEdit

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PicturesEdit

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FCC PicturesEdit

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NotesEdit


Hardware ModificationEdit


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