[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 1/2] wwan: Add support for CDC (Huawei 'HiLink') Modems
blogic at openwrt.org
Tue Feb 23 02:54:06 EST 2016
On 23/02/2016 08:47, Torbjorn Jansson wrote:
> On 2016-02-23 08:11, Matti Laakso wrote:
>>> Huawei HiLink ("h" model names) modems just provide a CDC Ethernet
>>> 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.
that is what i thought. i had the idea that we could build a http client
to do this but that is a really ugly hack.
however reading that 3 people talk to the stick in a different manner
makes me wonder if there is more than 1 type of hilink modem ?
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