How to do mobile broadband from command line
yegorslists at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 20 07:20:38 PDT 2014
On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 5:47 PM, Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-03-14 at 11:42 +0100, Aleksander Morgado wrote:
>> Hey Yegor,
>> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Yegor Yefremov
>> <yegorslists at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> > I have some questions regarding NetworkManager<->ModemManager integration.
>> > 1. how do I create a connection in nm, that is later referenced by its
>> > id in "nmcli connection up"? I saw examples with "edit" command but nm
>> > 0.9.8.8 says: Error: 'con' command 'edit' is not valid.
>> Try using nm-connection-editor (GTK+ based UI app). Don't know in
>> which version the nmcli support for editing connections was added.
> The direct edit functionality was added to NM 0.9.9, so no, it's not
> available in 0.9.8 and lower.
> For example, here's a minimal WWAN connection, which should go
> into /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ and be mode 0600 and owned
> by root:
> Then you can use "nmcli con up wwan" and "nmcli con down wwan".
Thanks for the info. I've managed to compile the latest git version of
NM in Buildroot. NM provides even a small terminal based GUI, where
you can create/edit connections. Waiting for the final version to be
P.S. NM still lacks udhcpc backend.
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