OnionOS v0.0.1 Upgrade
i have a very old Onion Omega running version 0.0.1 according to
oupgrade -version. I started having a look for the documentation but on the documentation pages but could only find the documentation for the Omerga 2.
No matter, I thought, I'm sure the two will be pretty similar with this stuff and it seems I was right. So I was able to browse to the Omega after connecting to it's AP and I tried to setup the wifi connection but this failed even after copying and pasting the known correct password. So I SSH on instead , which by the way required using:
ssh -oKexAlgorithms=+diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 firstname.lastname@example.org
When I SSH on I try to connect to the wifi again and get this output:
> Connecting to <SSID> network using intf 1... > Checking wwan device status... > wwan is up > Checking internet connection... > ERROR: request timeout, internet connection not successful > Done! root@Omega-2739:~# ping google.com PING google.com (184.108.40.206): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: seq=0 ttl=116 time=24.342 ms 64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: seq=1 ttl=116 time=21.777 ms ^C --- google.com ping statistics --- 2 packets transmitted, 2 packets received, 0% packet loss round-trip min/avg/max = 21.777/23.059/24.342 ms
So I know I'm connected to wifi contrary to the check's output.
With this in mind, I try to upgrade it using
oupgrade. This results in:
root@Omega-2739:~# oupgrade > Device Firmware Version: 0.0.1 > Checking latest version online... > ERROR: request timeout, internet connection not successful
But we know the connection is fine.
So I try to update the package manager to see if maybe that gives me some more information and indeed I get something more concrete:
root@Omega-2739:~# opkg update Downloading http://downloads.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05/ar71xx/generic/packages/base/Packages.gz. Updated list of available packages in /var/opkg-lists/chaos_calmer_base. Downloading http://downloads.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05/ar71xx/generic/packages/base/Packages.sig. Signature check passed. Downloading http://downloads.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05/ar71xx/generic/packages/onion/Packages.gz. Downloading http://downloads.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05/ar71xx/generic/packages/onion/Packages.sig. Signature check failed. Remove wrong Signature file. Collected errors: * opkg_download: Failed to download http://downloads.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05/ar71xx/generic/packages/onion/Packages.gz, wget returned 8. * opkg_download: Failed to download http://downloads.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05/ar71xx/generic/packages/onion/Packages.sig, wget returned 8. root@Omega-2739:~# ping downloads.openwrt.org PING downloads.openwrt.org (22.214.171.124): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: seq=0 ttl=54 time=40.878 ms 64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: seq=1 ttl=54 time=40.895 ms ^C --- downloads.openwrt.org ping statistics --- 2 packets transmitted, 2 packets received, 0% packet loss round-trip min/avg/max = 40.878/40.886/40.895 ms
On further inspection of the failed URLs, I see that if I go to https://downloads.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05/ar71xx/generic/packages/onion/Packages.gz I just get redirected to a not found page at archive.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/etc.... So I backtrack that URL till I hit something and the part i hit is:
This doesn't have the relevant directories to get the package.gz file.
Is there something else i can do to update my Omega?
has the onion-omega images released on Tue Mar 15 18:48:22 2016
has the onion-omega images realeased on Mon Aug 2 02:29:04 2021
The 18.06.x version is available from: