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Old 02-05-2009, 02:33 AM   #1
Moo
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Bluetooth won't start on Fedora 8 dist - HCI and RFCOMM issues


Hi
I'm trying to set up some basic btooth file sharing on my acer aspire one fedora 8 build using a Belkin USB dongle and hopefully Bluetooth dial up networking after this if I can get anything working!
Having installed the bluez-utils, lib and various other pkgs I am unable to start the bluetooth service or any of the associated daemons.
The errors I get are:
"Can't open RFCOMM control socket" and "Can't open HCI socket.: Address family not supported by protocol"
Do I need to enable bluetooth in the kernel and if so how/where can I check and update this if required?
Any help greatly appreciated.
Thx
Moo
 
Old 02-06-2009, 06:42 AM   #2
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Fixed issue

Found a fix - great site for acer aspire one users too:

http://macles.blogspot.com/2008/10/n...65691154266215

Search for rfcomm takes you direct to article for how to add the bluetooth.ko kernel module as suspected!

The ftp site for the source zip wouldn't work for me but a simple google for the zip will return other ftp sites from which to get it.

There is a link further down to a precompiled one but I would suggest following the first link and building from source as is quite enlightening!
 
  


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