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please help with Vodafone K5160

Post by jelcin » Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:23 pm

Please i have an usb modem vodafone k5160 and i would love to have it working in usb mode /dev/ttyUSBx not in /dev/cdc-wdm0 mode as it is in now.
i am able to use the usb modem in the cdc-wdm0 mode from network manager in xfce. But i would love to create an umts router and there i would love to use ppp and wvdial. Could someone please help me! lsusb on my computer puts out:

Bus 004 Device 025: ID 12d1:1f1e Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

thank you so much!

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Re: please help with Vodafone K5160

Post by LOM » Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:24 am

Disable mbim globally and enable Huawei alt mode globally in /etc/usb_modeswitch.conf and you might get it to switch into a mode where there are serial interfaces. Works for many (but not all) Huawei dongles.

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