OpenWrt/LEDE Project

  • Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Bug Report
  • Category Base system
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  • Operating System All
  • Severity Low
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  • Reported Version Trunk
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Attached to Project: OpenWrt/LEDE Project
Opened by Mirko Parthey - 05.06.2018
Last edited by Jo-Philipp Wich - 30.07.2018

FS#1576 - Regression: device model reported as "unknown"


18.06 and trunk


  • tested on Asus WL500W (brcm47xx)
  • other devices may be affected

Problem description

The device model is now reported as “unknown”, while LEDE 17.01 still showed “Asus WL500W”.

Steps to reproduce

  • in LuCI, navigate to the start page (Status→Overview), or
  • in the shell, execute
    ubus call system board

The problem was introduced with

commit 78cf5eed6edaa38561e9c9c3ff14a36c1eedfadd
Author:     Mathias Kresin <>
AuthorDate: Fri Apr 7 18:01:17 2017 +0200

    treewide: do board detection during preinit
Closed by  Jo-Philipp Wich
30.07.2018 09:25
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  

Fixed with https://g;a= commitdiff;h=d7d10f2c1e8511fe07c9760e85f 2272a85168f8d and https://g;a= commitdiff;h=c8e8ff1c9fbf699d04e2dc9e01d 3349878ef7883

arrmo commented on 30.07.2018 00:11

FYI, this also occurs for the WNDR3700 v3.



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