[ltp] T400s BT not working properly

Pedro Ribeiro linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 16 Feb 2010 17:12:09 +0000

2010/2/16 palim palim <palimpalim@freemail.hu>:
> Hi everyone,
> my new TP T400s (2808 D5G) has got a BT-PCI-Card:
> $ lsusb|grep Blue
> Bus 004 Device 006: ID 0a5c:2145 Broadcom Corp. Bluetooth with Enhanced D=
> Rate II
> With Debian Squeeze files can be sent to my mobile phone, but not vice ve=
> # hciconfig hci0
> hci0: =A0 Type: USB
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 BD Address: 00:24:2C:C1:32:C1 ACL MTU: 1021:8 SCO MTU: 64=
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 RX bytes:43223 acl:1190 sco:0 events:3020 errors:0
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 TX bytes:1255118 acl:5829 sco:0 commands:82 errors:0
> =A0In fact, the TP cannot be detected unless I do a
> # hciconfig hci0 piscan
> This will make the BT visible.
> Though iscan is enabled:
> $ cat /etc/bluetooth/hcid.conf|sed '/#/d'|sed '/^$/d'
> options {
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 autoinit yes;
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 security user;
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 pairing multi;
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 passkey "1234";
> }
> device {
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 name "%h-%d";
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 class 0x100100;
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 pscan enable; iscan enable;
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 lm accept;
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 lp rswitch,hold,sniff,park;
> }
> , the iscan-option has to be set manually.
> question no.1: how do I set the iscan-option automatically, as the hcid.c=
> seems to be ignored.
> question no.2: how to manage pairing, which does not work initiated from =
> phone.
> thanks!
> p. alim
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I don't know how to mess with bt on the command line, but I use
blueman which is a GTK gui for bluetooth.

Although I could never put gnome-bluetooth to work, blueman works
perfectly for me on my T400.