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Regression: Huawei 14db (E303, some E3131)

Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 12:55 pm
by krymzon
First of all thanks for all the work on this great software and also for these forums, which have come very helpful to me before, though I've only registered now.

A quick report on an apparent regression of usb-modeswitch-data
between versions 20120815-2 (Debian Wheezy) and 20150115-1 (Debian Jessie).

This is for Huawei 3G sticks, to work in 'HiLink' (virtual ethernet router) mode,
switching from 12d1:1f01 to 12d1:14db.

The old package works out of the box, with the new one it stays as 'cd-rom'.

I have successfully switched it manually, based on the data file from the old package,
usb_modeswitch -v 12d1 -p 1f01 -V 12d1 -P 14db -M "55534243123456780000000000000a11062000000000000100000000000000"

Apologies if this is a duplicate or a wrong place.

Re: Regression: Huawei 14db (E303, some E3131)

Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:22 am
by LOM
Which usb_modeswitch version do you have installed?
The 20150115 data package requires usb_modeswitch version 2.2.1 and can not be used with older versions.

Re: Regression: Huawei 14db (E303, some E3131)

Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:28 pm
by krymzon
Apologies for the late reply!
On the new system I used the Debian Jessie package, which is 2.2.0 (+repack0-2)
I'm pretty sure it works with that data package, as both were installed from the standard stable Debian repository.