Compiling/Modifying Tomato

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by ng12345, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. ng12345

    ng12345 LI Guru Member

    This is probably a question more appropriate for the firmware modders out there, but I am just curious how you guys are testing out your firmware

    Do you have a test environment setup, or are you risking your router everytime you create a new build? I read somewhere about using bochs -- but couldn't really see an easy way to set up the bochs environment -- any guidance would be much appreciated
  2. mikester

    mikester Network Guru Member

    I upload and pray! Usually I try to use the CIFS to test code before I burn permenant changes. That's why I'm doing more and more fun coding on my ReadyNAS and leave the Tomato lean and mean.
  3. roadkill

    roadkill Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    usually I just flash the firmware and if anything goes wrong I use tftp recovery procedure to recover the router if that doesn't work I simply hook the jtag onto the router and flash a new CFE.
  4. ng12345

    ng12345 LI Guru Member

    hmm ok -- was hoping for a more protected solution -- unfortunately I don't have a jtag adapter and my one fear is ending up with a router that I can't access through tftp

  5. roadkill

    roadkill Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    9 out of 10 times you can restore it with tftp
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