[ltp] bluetooth woes
Thu, 30 Jul 2009 21:09:53 +1000
thanks so very much. you were absolutely right. i haven't gone through
udev to see whats going on there yet - i just started it manually and
there she was.
thanks heaps - you have been very helpful.
On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 21:17 +0200, Damjan wrote:
> > i'm running debian testing on a T61. i don't use bluetooth often and i
> > didn't realise until now that it wasn't working anymore. it used to work
> > fine - i'm running kernel 18.104.22.168 which i build myself. i know there
> > were some module changes around the broadcom/bluetooth/usb stuff. i
> > just rebuilt my kernel adding some more bt modules from the bluetooth
> > drivers - no luck.
> > the bluetooth light comes on correctly and all is seemingly fine...
> > however:
> > hciconfig -a
> > hci0: Type: USB
> > BD Address: 00:00:00:00:00:00 ACL MTU: 0:0 SCO MTU: 0:0
> > DOWN
> > RX bytes:0 acl:0 sco:0 events:0 errors:0
> > TX bytes:0 acl:0 sco:0 commands:0 errors:0
> sicne the hci0 device is there, you don't miss any modules, but you can
> see from the above output that it's DOWN .. that means the bluetoothd
> daemon is not running (it was called hcid before I think).
> Depending on the version of bluez you have installed, it either starts
> form init.d scripts, or the recent versions start automatically from
> udev rules.
> damjan | дамјан
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