Modem Manager 1.4.6 unable to bring up ModemManager

Aleksander Morgado aleksander at
Mon Apr 20 02:27:39 PDT 2015

On Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 5:40 AM, Ali Nematollahi <alirezan1 at> wrote:
> I am running debian wheezy 7.5 on an embedded target. Debian comes with
> 0.5.2 but I need the Cinterion modem driver so I managed to compile and
> install MM 1.4.6.
> However, right off the bat, i'm running into problems. It seems to have
> compiled and installed everything properly but there is no "modem-manager"
> daemon executable. but mmcli is there and functional. When I try to run any
> useful mmcli commands:
> mmcli -L
> for example, it comes back with an error that the daemon isn't running.
> Also, when I install debian's default 0.5.2 along side 1.4.6 and install the
> Cinterion plugin I compiled with 1.4.6, and run "modem-manager" it passes
> over the Cinterion plugin with an error that it is not compatible.
> Any ideas why the 1.4.6 compile does not bring in modem-manager executable?

It's called "ModemManager" in 1.x, not "modem-manager".


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