[OpenWrt-Devel] Advice needed - Proper approach to port 5G/LTE modem into OpenWRT
baantunes at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 10:52:57 EDT 2020
Can you share some details on the boards and modems you are using?
On Mon, 27 Apr 2020 at 13:42, Bjørn Mork <bjorn at mork.no> wrote:
> Jeonghum Joh <oosaprogrammer at gmail.com> writes:
> > I am porting a 5G/LTE modem into OpenWRT.
> Follow the instructions for LTE modems. A 5G modem is pretty much the
> same wrt drivers and basic management. At least for Qualcomm based
> modems on a USB bus. Have no experience with anything else. The Intel
> and Huawei modems are competely unknown to me, and most likely
> unsupported for the forseeable future. And I'm also blank on the magic
> of Qualcomms PCIe interface. Qualcomm did work on a driver, but it's
> been a long time since I saw any update on that. I guess no one cares
> enough. SuperSpeed USB is fine for most users for now.
> Anyway, several X55 based modems are already supported out of the box in
> OpenWrt master. There is no need to reinvent the wheel if you are using
> one of those.
> You may obviously decide to implement your own alternative solutions,
> like using some vendor software. But that will limit the user community
> severely. At least until the solution attracts more users. And
> community support depends on users, which I believe is something you
> should consider since you have ended up in this forum. You are unlikely
> to find anyone here who have any experience with your particular vendor
> software version.
> Personally, I am happy to give advice about anything regardless of
> experience. But the quality of that advice is probably a tiny bit
> better when it is based on something I've tried myself. Or maybe not?
> Is probably bad in any case.
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