OpenWrt is an alternative software for routers. In 2021 the OpenWrt team released the 21.02 version. In this short article you will find some useful information how to build the OpenWrt image for TP-LINK TD-W8970v1 router with modified SPI flash.
TP-LINK TD-W8970v1 16M mod
Everyone that have/had the TP-LINK TD-W8970v1 router with installed OpenWrt noticed that there is about 2MB (with installed LuCI) of free space to install additional packages for extending router functions. It is possible to extend the memory with extroot method but there is another method to extend the internal memory: replacing the SPI flash. After replacing… Read more TP-LINK TD-W8970v1 16M mod