Upgrading an OpenWrt 18.06.1 x86_64 ext4 image to 18.06.2

Before proceeding, power off your OpenWrt 18.06.1 ext4 system and create a backup image.

Upgrade all non-core packages

You know the drill. If a netifd update is available, upgrade it first. Upgrading netifd will restart the network interface daemon, and if netifd is upgraded together with other packages, they will fail to download while the network interfaces are being re-initialized.

root@OpenWrt:~# opkg update
root@OpenWrt:~# opkg list-upgradable
root@OpenWrt:~# opkg upgrade netifd
root@OpenWrt:~# opkg list-upgradable | cut -d ' ' -f 1 | xargs opkg upgrade

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