Looks like the latest firmware for the WODE was hiding a little somthing for future use.
Originally Posted by TheArtificer
I forgot to mention a little bonus feature in today's 2.1x releases. The serial console is enabled giving you root access
In the next week or so I will make a GIT repo available so you can download and tweak your own Wode kernel. Wode is built on Linux 2.6.29 & an old OpenWRT Kamikaze release. We are working hard to port Wode to the latest stable Backfire release - more news soon
Once that is done I will make an open uBoot available that will allow you to load your own uImage from SD.
Cant wait BUT can solder? Apply update 2.1x and hookup a 3.3V - RS232 level shifter (this is from the Wodes point of view)
Once Wode has booted send a C/R to get the console: