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LibreCMC hardware support criteria

In order to be officially supported by LibreCMC a device must meet the following criteria:

  1. The device hardware must run on open source code. Non-free drivers or binary blobs are not allowed.
  2. LibreCMC must be installable from the stock firmware (ideally from the provided web-ui).
  3. All of the device's model line should work with libreCMC. If v1 works, but v2 or v3 doesn't then the model isn't officially supported.
  4. The project must be able to obtain the device for testing. If an issue pops up, the development team must be able to replicate it on real hardware.

LibreCMC supported wireless routers

Brand/Model CPU WLAN Chip WLAN 2.4GHz WLAN 5GHz ETH RAM Flash
Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH AR9132 AR9103 b/g/n - 1000x4 64M 32M
Netgear WNDR3800 AR7161 AR9220, AR9223 b/g/n a/n 1000x4 128M 16M
ThinkPenguin TPE-R1100 AR9331 AR9331 b/g/n - 100x1 64M 16M
ThinkPenguin TPE-R1200 AR9331 AR9331 b/g/n - 100x2 128M 16M

LibreCMC supported portable computers

Brand/Model CPU RAM Flash
Ben Nanonote JZ4720 32M 2M

LibreCMC unsupported / development devices

The following devices do not meet one or more of the criteria required for official support (see blocking items column in table below). Some of these are candidates for official support but require further development.

Brand/Model CPU WLAN Chip WLAN 2.4GHz WLAN 5GHz ETH RAM Flash Blocking Items Comments
TP-Link TL-WDR4300 AR9344 AR9344,AR9580 b/g/n a/n 1000x5 128M 8M 2 Footnote [3]
TP-Link TL-MR3020 AR9331 AR9331 b/g/n - 100x1 32M 4M 3 v1.x good. v3.x non-free
D-Link DGL-5500 QCA9558 - - - 1000x5 128M 16M 1,2 Footnote [1]
TPE-NWIFIROUTER2 AR9341 ? ? ? ? 32M 4M 4 Vendor no longer provides this model

Note: Other targets may work; we are NOT responsible for ANY bricked devices.

[1] Ships with non-free wifi card, but can be replaced with a free one. Has a mini pci-e card slot.

[2] Requires a tFTP server for flashing.

[3] Requires opening up the router / external hardware for initial install (serial cable, SPI flasher or both).