DD-WRT "Kong Mod" Now Available for NETGEAR R7800 Nighthawk

Prolific and talented community developer Kong has ported DD-WRT to the NETGEAR R7800!

To flash this build, you'll first need to download the initial flash file, which can be found here. Future upgrades require the .BIN file, downloadable here.


R7800 build:

Flash R7800-factory-to-ddwrt.img build from Netgear firmware.
Once dd-wrt is running you have to use ddwrt-netgear-R7800.bin
to flash future updates.

Currently known issue:

-2G and 5G leds are not operational since they cannot be controlled through gpio.
 Current opensource wireless driver has no support to control these leds.

All models:

To install additional packages mount a usb drive to /opt e.g. through USB mount options, then run command:

now you should be able to install additional packages using opkg e.g.:

opkg update
opkg list
opkg install vim


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Strange enough i can't get

Strange enough i can't get dhcp to work. pc and laptop are in a current loop asking for ip adress.