Prefer MBIM over AT on a dongle that supports both

Ben Chan benchan at
Wed Feb 12 08:48:29 CET 2014

On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:56 PM, Aleksander Morgado
<aleksander at> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 7:16 AM, Ben Chan <benchan at> wrote:
>> The ZTE MF193M dongle has both MBIM and AT port. I found that
>> ModemManager sometimes picked MBIM as the primary port (i.e. the
>> generic plugin is used), and sometimes picked AT (i.e. the zte plugin
>> is used). I guess the selection depends on the port probing order.
>> Other than blacklisting the AT port, is there a way to prefer MBIM
>> over AT?
> It is likely just about adding support for MBIM devices in the ZTE
> plugin. Can you try that?

Thanks Aleksander. That seems to work. Now I see the ZTE plugin is always used.

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