Support for Huawei Mobile WiFi Pro2 E5885L

Dennis Schridde devurandom at
Wed Sep 19 18:42:37 UTC 2018

Am Mittwoch, 19. September 2018, 16:44:22 CEST schrieb Thomas Schäfer:
> Am 19.09.18 um 10:30 schrieb Dennis Schridde:
> > The device does not even show up in NetworkManager 1.14.0, when list all
> > network devices with `nmcli`.  Consequently I cannot configure it with KDE
> > Plasma NM 5.13.5.
> Try to find the NIC-device with
> ip l
> or
> ip a
> then please test with dhclient the interface directly.
> look if the out put of "ip a" has changed.

$ sudo dhcpcd -B wwp2s0f0u4i1
DUID 00:01:00:01:22:6a:af:a6:2c:fd:a1:c0:fe:be
wwp2s0f0u4i1: IAID 10:1f:00:00
wwp2s0f0u4i1: soliciting a DHCP lease
wwp2s0f0u4i1: soliciting an IPv6 router
wwp2s0f0u4i1: using IPv4LL address
wwp2s0f0u4i1: adding route to
wwp2s0f0u4i1: adding default route
Failed to revert interface configuration: Unit dbus-
org.freedesktop.resolve1.service not found.
wwp2s0f0u4i1: no IPv6 Routers available

-->> The device does not provide DHCP on this WWAN port.

Just to be clear: I am connected to the device via USB in order to use it as a 
modem.  I am not connected via an ethernet port (I don't have one free) or 
WiFi (my computer has no WiFi capability).

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