fixing ipkg in dd-wrt

You installed dd-wrt on your Linksys WRT54GL or Bullafo or whatever wifi router and now you want to install some packages but updateing package lists you get :

root@DD-WRT:/jffs# ipkg update
Downloading http://downloads.openwrt.org/whiterussian/packages/Packages ...
Connecting to downloads.openwrt.org (78.24.191.177:80)
ipkg_download: ERROR: Failed to retrieve http://downloads.openwrt.org/whiterussian/packages/Packages, returning 
ipkg_update: Error downloading http://downloads.openwrt.org/whiterussian/packages/Packages to /jffs/usr/lib/ipkg/lists/whiterussian

To fix this you neet to enable JFFS2 which gives you some rw space, which you already did i guess. Now select Enable “Clean JFFS2” Save, Apply settings and reboot router which formats this filesystem and you can use it properly.


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