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Old 05-23-2009, 11:41 PM   #1
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Question Getting blue tooth phone to pair with my laptop.


I've been reading and searching all over trying to get information on how to connect a phone via bluetooth but seem to be stuck on what to do next. I have my HCI0 up and was able to scan for the phone. I run the command $hciconfig cc [phone-mac-address] on the phone it prompts to set a code which I set like any other bluetooth device. The problem is the laptop just sits there like its trying to make a connection with out the key. Am I missing a command before or options with the cc that is causing the connection to not be established?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you,
Kyle
 
Old 05-24-2009, 12:37 AM   #2
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I found that when setting up a PAN over bluetooth I had to rename/move the /usr/lib/bluetooth directory.
Maybe just one or two files there that cause a problem (I think bluetoothd-service-network) but the blanket approach worked for me.


You may also need to edit your /etc/rc.d/rc.bluetooth.conf
 
Old 05-24-2009, 03:11 AM   #3
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Thanks mrgoblin I'll check that out and see if it will work.
 
Old 05-24-2009, 01:57 PM   #4
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I added a code to /etc/bluetooth/passkey/default and added my phone to /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.config
Quote:
rfcomm0 {
# Automatically bind the device at startup
bind yes;

# Bluetooth address of the device
device 00:1D:F6:40:7FC;

# RFCOMM channel for the connection
channel 3;

# Description of the connection
comment "Samsung Telephone";
}
Also see http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...h-dies-693167/ for why it might not work (and please let us know if you get it working!!)
 
  


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