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== Firmware Chipset==
Broadcom 63381
The latest firmware can be downloaded from:<br />
 
http://www.billion.uk.com/esupport/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/400/119/latest-bipac-8800nl-r2-firmware-252d1
==Factory Reset==
With the router powered on, hold down the RESET button until the PWR light changes colour (RED), then release.
 
==Firmware==
Various releases of firmware can be found at the:
 
[http://www.billion.uk.com/esupport/index.php?/Knowledgebase/ArticleList/View/400Index/119/latest-bipac-8800nl-r2-firmware-252d1 Bipac 8800NL R2 Support site]
 
==Bridge Setup==
How to setup the 8800NL R2 as a Bridge:
*Configuration -> WAN -> WAN Service
**Edit ptm0.1
**Type: Bridging
**Description: br_0_1_0.101
**802.1P Priority: 0
**802.1Q VLAN ID: 101
**Click Apply
*Configuration -> LAN -> Interface Grouping
**Groups Isolation: Enable
**Click Apply
**Click Add
**Group Name: Bridge
**Grouped WAN Interfaces: ptm0.1
**Grouped LAN Interfaces: P5/EWAN
**Click Apply
*Configuration -> Wireless -> Basic
**Wireless: Disable
**Click Apply
 
==WiFi Client Limit of 16==
 
We're not yet sure if the 8800NL supports an MTU of 1508, but we have asked (February 2017)
 
One of our customers reports that the 8800NL R2 doesn't support Baby Jumbo frames when tested in bridge mode using firmware 2.52.d1 (March 2017)
 
==PPP session ID cache bug 'packet accelerator'==
One problem we see with Broadcom -based routers is that they have an
internal feature which is a 'packet accelerator' which causes problems when a PPPoE session finishes and a new one starts.
Ethernet frames containing IP packets with the same source and destination IP and port
 
We're not yet sure if the 8800NL has this 'feature' enabled, but we have asked (February 2017)
 
One of our customers also reports that the 8800NL R2 doesn't appear to have this bug (March 2017)
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