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New routerboot firmware

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:37 pm
by Keyko
Hi.

Where i can download new routerboot firmware???

New hAP AC^2 have 6.42.3 factory firmware and my old hAP AC^2 have only 3.43 .

Thnks.

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:39 pm
by honzam
Upgrade RouterOS to 6.43.8.
Then in system routerboard -> upgrade firmware -> reboot

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:57 pm
by Keyko
i need routerboot factory firmware:

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:56 pm
by Pea
Factory Firmware is what was originally loaded at factory. You can ignore this. Installed version is under Current Firmware.

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:04 pm
by Keyko
Previously, it could be updated. Also in the new routerboot were made small fixes.

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:18 pm
by Pea
Your firmware is already upgraded. Move on.

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:39 pm
by anav
Thanks for this topic. I was completely unaware of this option.
So I have to ask what is the difference between
a. upgrading the firmware via packages and
b. upgrading the routerboard ???

Is it a matter of what happens when you reset to defaults (pinhole reset)? The firmware it defaults to goes to the routerboard current version?

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:35 pm
by Pea
Yes, these are 2 different things:
1) RouterOS update - go to "System/Packages" menu, click on "Check for Updates"
2) Firmware (bootloader) upgrade - go to "System/Routerboard" menu and click "Upgrade"
The version number of Router OS and Firmware is synchronised now.

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:59 pm
by mkx
So I have to ask what is the difference between
a. upgrading the firmware via packages and
b. upgrading the routerboard ???
If we were talking about PCs, a. would be OS (e.g. windows) with updates while b. would be BIOS (or UEFI).

RouterOS depends on properly initialized hardware which is performed by routerboard firmware.

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:32 pm
by R1CH
Note that although the firmware version is in sync with the RouterOS version, there are often no changes between versions. It's only worth upgrading if there's a change you need.

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:42 am
by anav
Okay let me ask the question in a different way (and as an aside, does mkx troll every single forum LOL), will there come a time where I will be unable to update to the latest package because my 'bios' board version is too old??

Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:46 am
by SpaceCompany
Okay let me ask the question in a different way (and as an aside, does mkx troll every single forum LOL), will there come a time where I will be unable to update to the latest package because my 'bios' board version is too old??
No

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Re: New routerboot firmware

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:21 pm
by amt
i need routerboot factory firmware:
if your device one of theese ; CRS1xx, CRS2xx, DISC, FiberBox, hAP, hAP ac, hAP ac lite, LDF, LHG, ltAP mini, mANTBox, mAP, NetBox, NetMetal, PowerBox, PWR-Line, QRT, RB9xx, SXTsq, cAP, hEX Lite, RB4xx, wAP, BaseBox, DynaDish, RB2011, SXT, OmniTik, Groove, Metal, Sextant, RB7xx

you can download from here https://i.mt.lv/cdn/rb_bootloaders/ar9344_3.41.fwf

but It can be dangerous for downgrade from 6.43.8 , your device will may not boot and you will need netinsall :)