On Tue, 2013-12-17 at 00:56 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
On Monday 2013-12-16 18:57, Oliver Neukum wrote:
Modern UMTS or LTE without ModemManager is really
not an option.
Well, it works in principle. Just start pppd to dial it up.
The only hardships with most east-asian UMTS/3G/4G USB hardware are
- ttyUSB device name is dynamic
There is none, when MBIM and QMI are used. Neither do they speak
PPP. That is the point.
- usb_modeswitcheroo crap
Legacy by now. The latest generation no longer uses it.
Astoninglishly enough we have to thank Microsoft for that.
- the hardware plain *sucks*
(like, some gadgets report no mobile networks were found
if booted in an unlucky moon minute.)
Well, yes. We might need much more extensive error handling
and retries in ModemManager.
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