Any prerequisites for Entware before migrating to OS5?

This one directed to @Tfl. Is there anything important users of Entware need to do before upgrading from OS3 to OS5 to avert any unforeseen post-upgrade disasters?

It’s just everything else you have to worry about. . . .

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Cool. So the upgrade will not cause any issues with the v1.05 (technically on mine it’s v1.06) of Entware. I can live with that, but looking through the forum and the release notes, I think I will still wait for the full public release.

Obviously I shall follow WD’s usual advise of shutting down all the other apps and services before the update is invoked.

I hope the UPnP problems are solved. (If the router resets, OS3 does not refresh UPnP port mappings.)

Yeah. I like Entware. Just need to learn how to compile a package source to work on Entware. Got the equipment. Just lack of required the knowledge.

I’m aware of that. I’ve got Ubuntu fully up-and-running, configured and personalised under Microsoft’s WSL2 and also got systemd initialising as well as XFCE4 working using the X410 server. (Did have XRDP working, but suddenly that’s stopped working, but I can use X410. It appears to be quicker.

Linux 5.4.72-microsoft-standard-WSL2 #1 SMP Wed Oct 28 23:40:43 UTC 2020 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Got a developers logjn too at https://developer.westerndigital.com/

From this particular point on, what exactly do I need to do to setup Ubuntu. For the present OS3 I did try and to get mksapkg, but WD’s site is broken so I can’t seem to download that.

So, at the moment I’m a bit stuck. I know I need the OS5 dev tools.

Happy to report that Entware is working pretty well. :slight_smile:

Where did you find entware for OS5 ? I can’t find it and it’s not shown in the matrix of 3rd party app for OS5
https://support-en.wd.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/29498/

Obviously, that is the first thing I’ve done days before asking here… The only broken links for !OS5 i’ve found was Global Software Distribution & Software Releases - JFrog Distribution (from topic [PACKAGE] Entware, the ultimate repo with about 2000 packages - #26 by Tfl ) I can’t find anything else :frowning:

thanks, I’ll try to compile my first app on WD PR4100 :sweat_smile: . I think it has to be done after migrating to OS5 (from OS3) ?

https://cloudsmith.io/~wd-community/repos/#