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Pineapple Hardware Version (ex: Mark III, Mark IV, etc.): Mark4

  • Pineapple Software Version (ex: 2.5.0, 2.6.4):


  • OS used to connect to the pineapple:


  • Network layout of how your setup is connected (including IP information):

Pineapple gets internet from LAN/POE port connected to laptop. Can resolve domains from ssh interface of pineapple. (ping www.google.com resolves and responds) EDIT: this also happens when using an external adapter to supply wireless internet (wlan1 - AWUS036NH).

  • All the tools/options that are running on the pineapple when the issue happened:

Wireless and Cron are the only modules running

  • Ping results from computer to pineapple:

Pinging with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64

Ping statistics for

Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),

Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:

Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 1ms, Average = 0ms

  • Is the problem repeatable (Yes/No):

Yes, happens on reboot

  • Steps taken which created the problem:

SSH to pineapple -> login -> opkg update

  • Error Messages:

Downloading http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/ar71xx/packages/Packages.gz.

wget: server returned error: HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found

Collected errors:

* opkg_download: Failed to download http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/ar71xx/packages/Packages.gz, wget returned 1.

  • Anything else that was attempted to 'fix' the problem:

Navigating to the packages.gz url from a browser gives 404.


Hopefully this is me being a complete idiot, but I cannot seem to update packages on the pineapple. I have tried this on 2 separate internet connections just to be sure.

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the problem might be some trouble with the packages erver from openwrt... the mirrored it so maybe just update to newest version

or try this:

sed -i 's/http:\/\/downloads.openwrt.org\/snapshots\/trunk\/ar71xx\/packages/http:\/\/cloud.wifipineapple.com\/packages/g' /etc/opkg.conf

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