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Re: bluetooth problems

Udayan Singh wrote:

>> What does "hciconfig -a" say?
> hci0: Type: USB
> BD Address: 11:11:11:11:11:11 ACL MTU: 678:8 SCO MTU: 48:10
> RX bytes:701 acl:0 sco:0 events:23 errors:0
> TX bytes:335 acl:0 sco:0 commands:23 errors:0
> Features: 0xbf 0xfe 0x8d 0x78 0x08 0x18 0x00 0x00
> Packet type: DM1 DM3 DM5 DH1 DH3 DH5 HV1 HV2 HV3
> Link mode: SLAVE ACCEPT
> Name: 'BlueZ (0)'
> Class: 0x3e0100
> Service Classes: Networking, Rendering, Capturing, Object Transfer, Audio
> Device Class: Computer, Uncategorized
> HCI Ver: 1.2 (0x2) HCI Rev: 0x1fe LMP Ver: 1.2 (0x2) LMP Subver: 0x1fe
> Manufacturer: Integrated System Solution Corp. (57)
> but how do i know which driver would it be using and how can i see
> which other bluetooth devices has it located ?

There is only one standard Linux driver, bluez,
which in your case appears to be running.
But some chips require firmware to be installed on your computer -
you'd have to check the bluez documentation
to see if this applies to your ISS chip.

You could try "hcitool scan".
If this actually finds something then your bluetooth device _is_ working.

You have to "pair" it with another device to do anything useful.

Timothy Murphy  
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