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Nigel is a TP-Link Mr3020 router running LEDE 17.01.3 that I am using to connect things to the net. Things are connected in one of 2 ways.

  • wifi
  • serial
  • usb-serial
  • 3.3V serial.


Nigel provides a Hidden wifi access point called critters on the internal lan (

root@nigel:~# nano /etc/config/wireless 
config wifi-device  radio0
    option type     mac80211
    option channel  11
    option hwmode   11g
    option path 'platform/ar933x_wmac'
    option htmode   HT20
    option disabled 0

config wifi-iface
    option device   radio0
    option network  lan
    option hidden   1
    option mode     ap
    option ssid     cr1tt3rs
    option encryption psk2
        option key      '********'
  • [wiki:OpenWRTonMR3020 Setting up OpenWRT (15.05) on a TP-link MR3020]