Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#9031 closed defect (worksforme)

TP-LINK WR1043ND - USB extroot not working on RC4

Reported by: police.federale@… Owned by: developers
Priority: high Milestone: Barrier Breaker 14.07
Component: packages Version: Backfire 10.03.1 RC4
Keywords: extroot Cc:


I can't get extroot with rc4 on a TP-LINK WR1043ND.
I followed the wiki but it doesn't work.

It mount perfectly at each at boot as the option target.
But it doesn't mount as / .

Same results if the stick is directly plugged in or via a hub usb

root@OpenWrt:~# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/root 2.1M 2.1M 0 100% /rom
tmpfs 14.4M 48.0K 14.3M 0% /tmp
tmpfs 512.0K 0 512.0K 0% /dev
/dev/mtdblock3 4.5M 780.0K 3.7M 17% /overlay
mini_fo:/overlay 2.1M 2.1M 0 100% /
/dev/sda1 3.5G 17.6M 3.3G 1% /mnt
root@OpenWrt:~# mount
rootfs on / type rootfs (rw)
/dev/root on /rom type squashfs (ro,relatime)
proc on /proc type proc (rw,relatime)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,relatime)
tmpfs on /tmp type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime)
tmpfs on /dev type tmpfs (rw,relatime,size=512k,mode=755)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,relatime,mode=600)
/dev/mtdblock3 on /overlay type jffs2 (rw,relatime)
mini_fo:/overlay on / type mini_fo (rw,relatime)
debugfs on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw,relatime)
/dev/sda1 on /mnt type ext2 (rw,sync,relatime,errors=continue)
none on /proc/bus/usb type usbfs (rw,relatime)

root@OpenWrt:~# cat /etc/config/fstab
config global automount

option from_fstab 1
option anon_mount 1

config global autoswap

option from_fstab 1
option anon_swap 0

config mount

option target /mnt
option device /dev/sda1
option fstype ext2
option options rw,sync
option enabled 1
option enabled_fsck 0
option isroot_fs 1

config swap

option device /dev/sda2
option enabled 0

root@OpenWrt:~# dmesg
Linux version (openwrt@ampere) (gcc version 4.3.3 (GCC) ) #1 Fri Nov 19 20:27:50 PST 2010
prom: fw_arg0=00000007, fw_arg1=a1f77fb0, fw_arg2=a1f78440, fw_arg3=00000008
MyLoader: sysp=ffffffff, boardp=ffffffff, parts=ffffffff
bootconsole [early0] enabled
CPU revision is: 00019374 (MIPS 24Kc)
Atheros AR9132 rev 2, CPU:400.000 MHz, AHB:200.000 MHz, DDR:400.000 MHz
Determined physical RAM map:

memory: 02000000 @ 00000000 (usable)

Initrd not found or empty - disabling initrd
Zone PFN ranges:

Normal 0x00000000 -> 0x00002000

Movable zone start PFN for each node
early_node_map[1] active PFN ranges

0: 0x00000000 -> 0x00002000

On node 0 totalpages: 8192
free_area_init_node: node 0, pgdat 802d2710, node_mem_map 81000000

Normal zone: 64 pages used for memmap
Normal zone: 0 pages reserved
Normal zone: 8128 pages, LIFO batch:0

Built 1 zonelists in Zone order, mobility grouping on. Total pages: 8128
Kernel command line: rootfstype=squashfs,yaffs,jffs2 noinitrd console=ttyS0,115200 board=TL-WR1043ND
PID hash table entries: 128 (order: -3, 512 bytes)
Dentry cache hash table entries: 4096 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
Inode-cache hash table entries: 2048 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)
Primary instruction cache 64kB, VIPT, 4-way, linesize 32 bytes.
Primary data cache 32kB, 4-way, VIPT, cache aliases, linesize 32 bytes
Writing ErrCtl register=00000000
Readback ErrCtl register=00000000
Memory: 29304k/32768k available (2113k kernel code, 3464k reserved, 395k data, 152k init, 0k highmem)
SLUB: Genslabs=7, HWalign=32, Order=0-3, MinObjects=0, CPUs=1, Nodes=1
Hierarchical RCU implementation.
Calibrating delay loop... 266.24 BogoMIPS (lpj=1331200)
Mount-cache hash table entries: 512
NET: Registered protocol family 16
MIPS: machine is TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND
bio: create slab <bio-0> at 0
Switching to clocksource MIPS
NET: Registered protocol family 2
IP route cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
TCP established hash table entries: 1024 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)
TCP bind hash table entries: 1024 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 1024 bind 1024)
TCP reno registered
NET: Registered protocol family 1
squashfs: version 4.0 (2009/01/31) Phillip Lougher
Registering mini_fo version $Id$
JFFS2 version 2.2. (NAND) (SUMMARY) © 2001-2006 Red Hat, Inc.
yaffs Nov 19 2010 20:21:41 Installing.
msgmni has been set to 57
io scheduler noop registered
io scheduler deadline registered (default)
Serial: 8250/16550 driver, 1 ports, IRQ sharing disabled
serial8250.0: ttyS0 at MMIO 0x18020000 (irq = 11) is a 16550A
console [ttyS0] enabled, bootconsole disabled
Atheros AR71xx SPI Controller driver version 0.2.4
m25p80 spi0.0: s25sl064a (8192 Kbytes)
spi0.0: searching for MyLoader partition table at offset 0x10000
spi0.0: searching for MyLoader partition table at offset 0x20000
spi0.0: searching for MyLoader partition table at offset 0x30000
spi0.0: searching for MyLoader partition table at offset 0x40000
spi0.0: no MyLoader partition table found
Searching for RedBoot partition table in spi0.0 at offset 0x7e0000
Searching for RedBoot partition table in spi0.0 at offset 0x7f0000
No RedBoot partition table detected in spi0.0
spi0.0: no WRT160NL signature found
Creating 5 MTD partitions on "spi0.0":
0x000000000000-0x000000020000 : "u-boot"
0x000000020000-0x000000160000 : "kernel"
0x000000160000-0x0000007f0000 : "rootfs"
mtd: partition "rootfs" set to be root filesystem
mtd: partition "rootfs_data" created automatically, ofs=370000, len=480000
0x000000370000-0x0000007f0000 : "rootfs_data"
0x0000007f0000-0x000000800000 : "art"
0x000000020000-0x0000007f0000 : "firmware"
Realtek RTL8366RB ethernet switch driver version 0.2.2
rtl8366rb rtl8366rb: using GPIO pins 18 (SDA) and 19 (SCK)
rtl8366rb rtl8366rb: RTL5937 ver. 3 chip found
rtl8366rb: probed
eth0: Atheros AG71xx at 0xb9000000, irq 4
eth0: using fixed link parameters
Atheros AR71xx hardware watchdog driver version 0.1.0
ar71xx-wdt: timeout=15 secs (max=21)
TCP westwood registered
NET: Registered protocol family 17
802.1Q VLAN Support v1.8 Ben Greear <greearb@…>
All bugs added by David S. Miller <davem@…>
VFS: Mounted root (squashfs filesystem) readonly on device 31:2.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 152k freed
Please be patient, while OpenWrt loads ...
input: gpio-buttons as /devices/platform/gpio-buttons/input/input0
Button Hotplug driver version 0.3.1
ar71xx: pll_reg 0xb8050014: 0x1a000000
eth0: link up (1000Mbps/Full duplex)
Registered led device: tl-wr1043nd:green:usb
Registered led device: tl-wr1043nd:green:system
Registered led device: tl-wr1043nd:green:qss
Registered led device: tl-wr1043nd:green:wlan
SCSI subsystem initialized
usbcore: registered new interface driver usbfs
usbcore: registered new interface driver hub
usbcore: registered new device driver usb
ehci_hcd: USB 2.0 'Enhanced' Host Controller (EHCI) Driver
ar71xx-ehci ar71xx-ehci: Atheros AR91xx built-in EHCI controller
ar71xx-ehci ar71xx-ehci: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
ar71xx-ehci ar71xx-ehci: irq 3, io mem 0x1b000000
ar71xx-ehci ar71xx-ehci: USB 2.0 started, EHCI 1.00
usb usb1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 1-0:1.0: 1 port detected
ohci_hcd: USB 1.1 'Open' Host Controller (OHCI) Driver
Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
usbcore: registered new interface driver usb-storage
USB Mass Storage support registered.
usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using ar71xx-ehci and address 2
usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
scsi0 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
usb-storage: device found at 2
usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning
scsi 0:0:0:0: Direct-Access Kingston DataTraveler G3 1.00 PQ: 0 ANSI: 2
usb-storage: device scan complete
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] 7557704 512-byte logical blocks: (3.86 GB/3.60 GiB)
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Mode Sense: 03 00 00 00
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Assuming drive cache: write through

sda: sda1

sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI removable disk
mini_fo: using base directory: /
mini_fo: using storage directory: /overlay
eth0: link down
ar71xx: pll_reg 0xb8050014: 0x1a000000
eth0: link up (1000Mbps/Full duplex)
device eth0.1 entered promiscuous mode
device eth0 entered promiscuous mode
br-lan: port 1(eth0.1) entering forwarding state
Compat-wireless backport release: compat-wireless-2010-10-14-7-gab01eca
Backport based on wireless-testing.git master-2010-10-19
cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
ath: EEPROM regdomain: 0x0
ath: EEPROM indicates default country code should be used
ath: doing EEPROM country->regdmn map search
ath: country maps to regdmn code: 0x3a
ath: Country alpha2 being used: US
ath: Regpair used: 0x3a
ieee80211 phy0: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht'
ieee80211 phy0: Atheros AR9100 MAC/BB Rev:0 AR2133 RF Rev:a2 mem=0xb80c0000, irq=2
cfg80211: World regulatory domain updated:

(start_freq - end_freq @ bandwidth), (max_antenna_gain, max_eirp)
(2402000 KHz - 2472000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
(2457000 KHz - 2482000 KHz @ 20000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
(2474000 KHz - 2494000 KHz @ 20000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
(5170000 KHz - 5250000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
(5735000 KHz - 5835000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)

cfg80211: Calling CRDA for country: US
PPP generic driver version 2.4.2
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2006 Netfilter Core Team
cfg80211: Regulatory domain changed to country: US

(start_freq - end_freq @ bandwidth), (max_antenna_gain, max_eirp)
(2402000 KHz - 2472000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2700 mBm)
(5170000 KHz - 5250000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 1700 mBm)
(5250000 KHz - 5330000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
(5490000 KHz - 5600000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
(5650000 KHz - 5710000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
(5735000 KHz - 5835000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 3000 mBm)

NET: Registered protocol family 24
nf_conntrack version 0.5.0 (460 buckets, 1840 max)
CONFIG_NF_CT_ACCT is deprecated and will be removed soon. Please use
nf_conntrack.acct=1 kernel parameter, acct=1 nf_conntrack module option or
sysctl net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_acct=1 to enable it.
ath_hal: module license 'Proprietary' taints kernel.
Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint
ath_hal: 2009-05-08 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, AR5416, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413, RF2133, RF2425, REGOPS_FUNC, XR)
ath_pci: trunk
wlan: trunk
wlan: mac acl policy registered
ath_rate_minstrel: Minstrel automatic rate control algorithm 1.2 (trunk)
ath_rate_minstrel: look around rate set to 10%
ath_rate_minstrel: EWMA rolloff level set to 75%
ath_rate_minstrel: max segment size in the mrr set to 6000 us
EXT2-fs warning: mounting unchecked fs, running e2fsck is recommended
ar71xx-wdt: enabling watchdog timer

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comment:1 in reply to: ↑ description Changed 7 years ago by jow

  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from new to closed

option isroot_fs 1

Must be

option is_rootfs 1

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by jow

  • Milestone changed from Attitude Adjustment 12.09 to Barrier Breaker 14.07

Milestone Attitude Adjustment 12.09 deleted

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