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May I have a copy of source code for the GPL binaries in the Jetpack MiFi 5510L software?

I have recently logged into the Linux distribution embedded inside my Jetpack MiFi 5510L and found some really interesting bits.

It's an ancient Linux  busybox, and quite a few other GPL tools tools.

It's an ARMv7 processor with 160mb of mmc and 48mb of memory.

(Jetpack MiFi 5510L /proc/config.gz)

[hh@mba ~]$ ssh root@

BusyBox v1.18.5 (2013-12-12 13:47:30 PST) built-in shell (ash)

Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.

# uname -a

Linux mifi 3.0.21+ #1 PREEMPT Thu Dec 12 13:02:50 PST 2013 armv7l GNU/Linux

# df -h

Filesystem                Size      Used Available Use% Mounted on

/dev/root               149.9M    114.9M     35.0M  77% /

tmpfs                    23.6M      5.0M     18.6M  21% /dev

/dev/mtdblock11           2.3M    572.0K      1.7M  25% /sysconf

# free -m

             total         used         free       shared      buffers

Mem:         48320        37644        10676            0            0

-/+ buffers:              37644        10676

Swap:            0            0            0

# grep MiFi /etc/*

/etc/sys_def_config.xml:      <productid>MiFi 5510</productid>

/etc/sys_def_config.xml:        <ssid>Verizon-MiFi5510L-0000</ssid>

/etc/ui_def_config.xml: <model>MiFi 5510L</model>

/etc/ui_def_config.xml: <carrierBrand>Jetpack MiFi 5510L</carrierBrand>

/etc/ui_def_config.xml: <url></url>

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Re: May I have a copy of source code for the  GPL binaries in the Jetpack MiFi 5510L software?

Interesting stuff, a little over my head though : /

I am not aware of any sharable resources for the content you have requested.  My best guess is that the source code is not publicly available and the mods/volunteers wouldn't have permissions to them anyways.  Your best bet would be to either contact the manufacturer or VZW directly and try your same request.  If you manage to get your hands on what you need then post back and let us know what you had to do so others can attempt the same steps.

Re: May I have a copy of source code for the GPL binaries in the Jetpack MiFi 5510L software?
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Far be it for me to offer words of encouragement or discouragement in such matters, but I don’t see Verizon Wireless giving out this information! Simply put, the GNU/GPL does not trump the security of the telephone company.