I think at some stage we all have encountered issues with a new OS version but after a bad experience we have to have plan to test before going live with a new OS version (and this applies to whatever brand of wireless equipment you use?) after this test period if all is OK then upgrade in a phased manner and not all at once, this way you are reducing the chances of issues appearing and more importantly in the avoidance of getting calls from unhappy customers.Well, here we go again. I will never use a new upgrade ver. for at least 6 months. I'm tired of being the guinea pig. You people act like nothing is wrong, it is you, maybe so, but I just put 5.15 in 3 APs (433 cards and XR-2 cards) within a day or two, the APs quit working. The XR-2 card was running, 0 traffic being passed. Downgraded to 5.14, problem solved. I wish you guys would get you act together before you post this stuff. I'm tired of having to trouble shoot it for you. It cost me money, time, and angry customers. I will be moving more and more to Ubiquiti, as my cash flow allows.
You should check the changelog in the first place if there are any improvements that affect you. New features are constantly added and existing ones are improved quite often. So I personally do not agree with leaving currently working equipment without ROS upgrade for a long time. Otherwise we'd be running v3 or even v2.9 in some eq.. it worked well THEN.
Testing period, that I give.. But never ever upgrading stuff that works..oh c'mon..
Besides, crying in the forum definitely won't help. Mikrotik guys sometimes are stuborn and deaf to us, but let's admit, they are doing great job here..
For us people here on the forum, yes... but what about the many people that simply use the products and don't use the forum? They aren't going to know how to get previous versions... or if there are any previous versions. They will simply go to the official website, go to the downloads page, and their is their only choice clearly labeled STABLE/RECOMMENDED. Unless you search the forums, you aren't going to know that 5.15 doesn't save passwords, or that 5.7 quits working with dhcp on a disabled interface... and then there aren't any updates on the download page for 6 weeks.Not to discount anything that you have said, but it is quite easy to obtain [some of] the previous releases. Just copy the URL for the latest version and change the version number.
For example if you right click on the current download and select copy link URL you will see that the URL is http://download2.mikrotik.com/routeros-mipsbe-5.15.npk (for mipsbe for example). All you have to do is replace 5.15 with 5.14 (or whatever version you want) and paste the new URL in the browser, and down it will come...
The last time I checked, it worked for 5.9 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14.
Do you now have bug reports on 5.15 in AP mode having wlan lockup problems?1. Please don't post this in the wrong forums or the correct people will not read it
2. What is "quit working"? We have no bug reports about such issues, try contacting support first. Forums users can't help you with this.
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