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Old 12-09-2009, 11:23 PM   #1
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rfcomm unable to bind /dev/rfcomm0

I am using debian lenny stable,

i was trying to connect to internet via bluetooth modem of my mobile phone.

i connect to bluetooth via "bluez" tools and the wvdial for the connection,

i have configured /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.conf file to get:

rfcomm0 {
bind yes;
device 00:121:B6:XX:XX;
channel 1;
comment "Dial-up Networking";

and then the output of my terminal is like this:

debian:/media/system/Downloads# rfcomm bind all
syntax error line 1
debian:/media/system/Downloads# rfcomm bind /dev/rfcomm0
syntax error line 1
Can't find a config entry for rfcomm0

someone please help me; where i am getting wrong!!

Last edited by sd||; 12-09-2009 at 11:24 PM.
Old 12-10-2009, 03:48 PM   #2
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I think you have to discover available services on your mobile phone, and then connect to appropriate.
"Dial-up Networking" - will do your phone.


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