Cinterion plugin (in)compatibilities

Aleksander Morgado aleksander at
Fri Feb 10 17:52:57 UTC 2017

On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 6:52 PM, Aleksander Morgado
<aleksander at> wrote:
>> For simplicity, I’d begun my exploration of MM using the Generic plugin. My
>> design has a choice of two Cinterion modems (BGS2 and EHS5), though they
>> don’t have much of the functionality supported by the Cinterion plugin such
>> as GPS.
>> But because of one command incompatibility (CMER) with the Generic, I
>> decided to try the Cinterion plugin. This addresses the CMER issue, but
>> throws up more incompatibilities due to differing versions of Cinterion
>> commands sets.
>> If Generic turns out to be the closest fit then I could just patch it as
>> needed. But I also wondered if there’s a key Maintainer of the Cinterion
>> plugin who might like to discuss what I’ve found with a view to
>> incorporating the variations somehow? Or I could patch the plugin. Or I
>> could generate *another* Cinterion plugin….
> Depending on the incompatibilities, the changes should go to the
> Cinterion plugin (if Cinterion specific) or to the Generic plugin (if
> generic things we didn't support yet). If it is a generic AT command,
> to know if it is one or the other, you can lookup the relevant doc in
> the 3GPP reference (ETSI 27.007). If the incompatibility is something
> in that reference that we don't support yet, it should go to the
> Generic plugin,

BTW, I wrote the original Cinterion plugin, using a EGS5 and several
other older pre-Cinterion Siemens devices.


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