The Firmware page can be used to check the current firmware version of the device and to upgrade the device’s firmware – either from a local file or from server.
This chapter is an overview of the Firmware page for RUT240 devices.
New firmwares are periodically uploaded to this Wiki. To download firmware images for RUT240 devices, click here.
The name of the image file can provide some basic information about the firmware. Names for RUT240 firmware image files are structured as so:
The Flash New Firmware Image section is used to upgrade the device’s firmware. Firmware can be upgraded either from server or from an image uploaded from your computer.
The figure below is an example of the Flash New Firmware Image section and the table below provides information on the fields contained in that section:
When you upload a firmware image, the device will have to verify the validity of that image. If the verification was a success, you will be redirected to window with a message such as this:
This means that the uploaded firmware image is compatible with your device. The indication also displays the file’s MD5 checksum. A checksum is a sequence of hexadecimal symbols generated after running an algorithm called a cryptographic hash function on a file. Calculating a checksum and comparing it with the one provided by the file source can be used as a file authenticity check method. A list of RUT2xx firmware checksums can be found here.
If everything is in order, you can click the Upgrade button to begin the update or click Cancel to abort.
On the other hand, if the uploaded a firmware file that is incompatible with your device, you will see an indication such as this:
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