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Flashing OpenWRT onto Ubiquiti UniFi AP AC

Recently OpenWRT released version 20.02 and it’s great!

The Wiki instructions for flashing Ubiquiti AP AC devices (including Pro, Lite and LR versions) has a number of options. One uses tftp but requires a specific version of the stock firmware, others use mtd flashing tools (either from OpenWRT or stock) flashing tools, and another via serial.

I chose option 2, using mtd-tools from OpenWRT, as I think it’s the most simple. However, it did require a few extra tweaks for 20.02 due to library errors.

Ubiquiti AP AC Lite
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