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libsmbclient, Dolphin and Windows Server 2016

Posted by on Lug 5, 2018 in Linux, Senza categoria, Windows | 0 comments

I never heard of libsmbclient until recently, when I discovered that Windows Server 2016, by default disables for file servers version 1 of the smb protocol due to WannaCrypt threat: so, due to a recent update of the file server in my company, I was not able to access anymore through dolphin the directories and files provided by that server. Dolphin and...

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rmnet iproute2 support added in iproute2-next

Posted by on Giu 27, 2018 in development, kernel, Linux, QMI, USB | 0 comments

rmnet is the name of Qualcomm proprietary mobile broadband interface type available in today’s Qualcomm based modems. rmnet USB modem are managed through the kernel module qmi_wwan that creates both a control device (cdc-wdm), in which qmi messages pass, and a network interface, for data connections (for more details on these arguments I suggest...

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cdc-wdm support now added in AOSP Hikey

Posted by on Set 11, 2017 in Android, AOSP, Linux, MBIM, QMI, USB |

Recently I was trying to use my QMI and MBIM based modems in AOSP, with no luck: no cdc-wdm device was available in /dev/ after modem plugging, apparently without any kernel error. First guess was lack of cdc-wdm device driver in my kernel build, but, after checking, that was not the issue, since the network interfaces of the modem were properly created....

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CDC ACM GET LINE CODING request in Linux

Posted by on Ago 18, 2017 in development, kernel, Linux, USB |

Recently I was looking for a way to verify if CDC ACM GET LINE CODING request was working properly on a specific modem, since a customer was reporting an issue with it. In document “USB Communication Class Subclass Specification for PSTN Devices” GET LINE CODING is described as following (paragraph 6.2.2, Table 11): “Requests current DTE...

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Telit plugin improvements in ModemManager

Posted by on Giu 26, 2017 in kernel, Linux, MBIM, ModemManager, Telit | 1 comment

In the past few months a lot of development happened recently in ModemManager, both new features and bugfixings. As usual I will mainly focus on the changes that affect Telit plugin, but I suggest to take a look log at the whole git log since there is a lot more. Telit plugin new features A short list of new features: Telit RS232 modem supports, mandatory...

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