[OpenWrt-Devel] uqmi - Specifying Link Protocol (libqmi --device-open-net=net-802-3 option)

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Thu Oct 2 08:22:25 EDT 2014

On 2014-10-02 11:22, Felix Fietkau wrote:
> On 2014-10-01 21:12, Spam Catcher wrote:
>> I'm trying to use uqmi with a Sierra Wireless MC7354 and MC7750.  On
>> both modules I'm able to bring up a connection to the cell network, but
>> cannot send or receive anything on the wwan0 interface. After much
>> digging I found an option for libqmi that specifies using ethernet
>> headers instead of raw IP (--device-open-net=net-802-3).  When I
>> specified this option with libqmi, both modules came up with an IP
>> address immediately and allowed traffic to pass without issue. Is there
>> an equivalent parameter I can use for uqmi?  Or maybe even a compilation
>> flag to have it always requested?
>> I'll only be using LTE mode, so the firmware bug where 3G and 4G behave
>> differently shouldn't affect me (I think). If the functionality's not
>> already in uqmi for requesting ethernet headers, then I'd gladly donate
>> .25BTC (~ $100) to someone for implementing this.
> Since I'm working on uqmi today already, I'll take care of this as well.
> I'll let you know when the changes are available for testing.
This feature is implemented now, as of r42724 - please test.
By the way, the script sets the mode at startup time automatically.

- Felix
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