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Re: Bluetooth mouse won't auto-connect



On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 13:10 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 12:06:44 -0430
> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> 
> > Do I have to keep running 'su' to connect my mouse?
> 
> Perhaps sticking the hidd command in /etc/rc.local would
> work?

I guess.

> I haven't tried bluetooth in a while, but the last time
> I fooled with it to try and get a mouse/keyboard combo
> device to work, I came to the conclusion that the great
> bluetooth rewrite which was happening at the time was
> intended to support nothing except temporarily connecting
> to bluetooth phones to transfer data files. I was never
> able to get a boot time "permanent" bluetooth connection
> to work. (Fortunately I eventually was able to run the
> bluetooth dongle in USB mode to make everything look like
> a USB keyboard and mouse, which even worked in the BIOS).

Mirabile dictu, I rebooted again and this time it *did* autoconnect on
logging in. What will they think of next ...

poc


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