dcbw at redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 15:35:22 UTC 2018
On Thu, 2018-06-07 at 04:55 -0700, Noah Taber wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Sorry for not being clear, but I am using this in mbim mode. I
> tried PPP or QMI yet.
> My understanding is that mbim is a type of PPP, but faster.
Not quite. They are both ways of moving data traffic between the modem
and the computer, but they are very different.
MBIM will expose what looks like an ethernet interface on your computer
(as opposed to a PPP network interface) and you would use mbimcli or
another tool like ModemManager to request the IP address/gateway/DNS
details from the modem firmware via an MBIM command. Those details
then get applied to the network interface and data traffic should be
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2018, 1:12 AM Thomas Schäfer <tschaefer at t-online.de>
> > Am 07.06.2018 um 04:26 schrieb Noah Taber:
> > > I’m trying to pass the mc7455 to a virtual machine using USB
> > passthrough. I can get the mc7455 detected, with drivers
> > installed. When
> > I connect with the modem, I get no data through it. Is this a PPP
> > issue?
> > Has anyone been able to do this properly? Am I missing something?
> > I am not sure if this modem works with ppp at all. Have you tried
> > qmi or
> > mbim modes?
> > Thomas
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