ERROR: mbim message timeout - (using umbim on OpenWRT)

Aleksander Morgado aleksander at
Thu Mar 12 11:37:22 PDT 2015

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 2:31 PM, Bjørn Mork <bjorn at> wrote:
>> I noticed Aleksander's blog post about a version with integrated
>> ModemManager - unfortunately it seems to be very outdated now (
>> ).
> Yes.  But knowing the OpenWRT concerns about any size overhead (they
> even delete most of the kernel module meta-data!), it is proably a waste
> of time updating it.  They will want umbim anyway, because of the
> footprint.

Well, using libmbim/mbimcli in OpenWRT is definitely possible, we just
depend on GLib/GIO. If you're fine with that dependency, it should be

If anyone is interested, let me know and I might create OpenWRT
packages. The packages in that old blogpost are in my old employer's
Gitorious account, plus gitorious is shutting down soon...


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