Community discussions

 
rcbos
just joined
Topic Author
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:56 pm

Metarouter with OpenWRT (reboot, shutdown)

Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:03 pm

Hello,

currently I am working on a self compiled OpenWRT image inside Metarouter on a RB 450 G. This generally works fine but for me some Questions are open:

1.) reboot, shutdown: If I issue these commands from RouterOS (WinBox or console) I can see on the console inside OpenWRT "RESTART"/"HALT" followed by an return. This does not reboot OpenWRT - MetaRouter states for the OpenWRT VM the state "rebooting"/"shutting-down" forever. This hangs until I issue a reboot/halt on OpenWRT's console.
I tried to work around this with symbolic links to reboot/halt and by creating RESTART/HALT scripts in the /sbin directory - neither worked... (the problem is the same with the precompiled image)

2.) I wonder how to backup the OpenWRT VM to Flash or SD from inside RouterOS - is this generally possible?

Thanks in advance, rcbos
 
jasejames
Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor
Posts: 63
Joined: Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:04 am

Re: Metarouter with OpenWRT (reboot, shutdown)

Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:08 pm

I second this email -- I've noticed both issues on a 433UAH with the latest 4.0 beta release.

In addition, is there any way of allowing the VM partial access to the main flash RAM? That would allow us to link a file on the VM to a file on the outside, thereby allowing mass deployment of an image (with just a few small config file changes)

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests