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

Bruno Randolf br1 at einfach.org
Wed Feb 24 03:08:24 EST 2016

On 02/24/2016 06:11 AM, Matti Laakso wrote:
>> The reason is that I want different types of Modems to work with the
>> same interface configuration, using 'wwan'. E.g. it's configured like
>> this (/etc/config/network):
>> config interface 'umts'
>> option proto wwan
>> option apn internet.eplus.de
>> option metric 4
>> And it will work with PPP, QMI, MBIM, HiLink or whatever modem supported
>> by "wwan" (which are hopefully more and more)... Doesn't that make
>> sense? It would help the user who doesn't want to guess wether QMI works
>> better than PPP for a specific modem and which serial port to use, etc...
> That's a good goal, but I think it's confusing for the user when apn and
> pin options don't work with HiLink modems but do work with all other
> modems handled by wwan.

Well, you can see it the other way round: they are not needed for HiLink
modems and it will "just work"... :)

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