[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 1/2] wwan: Add support for CDC (Huawei 'HiLink') Modems

Torbjorn Jansson torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
Tue Feb 23 02:47:22 EST 2016

On 2016-02-23 08:11, Matti Laakso wrote:
>> Huawei HiLink ("h" model names) modems just provide a CDC Ethernet
>> interface
>> where we have to run DHCP to get an IP address (usually in the
>> range). While this may be bad design in general it's sometimes
>> necessary to
>> support these modems.
>> This adds autodetection and handling of these to wwan.
>> Tested with Huawei E3030h-1.
> Why do you need an extra protocol for these? They work just fine with
> the regular DHCP protocol.

FYI the hilink modem i have (E3372) only works if you visit one of the 
pages on the usb sticks built in web server.
if you don't visit this page the stick never connects.

i have not yet found a good solution to this problem.
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