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Old 07-25-2005, 07:47 AM   #1
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Distribution: SuSE 9.0, Red Hat 9.0, Fedora core 1
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Bluetooth dongle on 2.6.12-1.1398_FC4

I have CSR's USB blutooth dongle.
I connected it to my system (FC4 with 2.6.12-1.1398 kernel), and gave command
$ hciconfig

but there was no output.
then I checked the bluetooth related loaded modules by lsmod, & got the following results:

hci_usb 17865 0
sco 17349 0
rfcomm 42589 0
l2cap 30021 5 rfcomm
bluetooth 55109 6 hci_usb,sco,rfcomm,l2cap

If I use "hcitool scan" command then also I do not get any device & the response is

"Device is not availabel: Success"

I have also tried by restarting the /etc/init.d/bluetooth script then also the response is same.

How can I make this device running?

I did not install any additional software related to bluetooth as all the commands were already available.

Do I need any?

Any help will be highly appreciated...
my system does not have GUI & it is very slow so please explain accordingly.

Old 07-25-2005, 10:10 PM   #2
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I tried on 2.6.11-1.1398_FC4, then also there is no change. One more thing that I forgot to mention is that, whenever I start the bluetooth daemon /etc/init.d/bluetooth then in /var/log/messages I only get hcid and sdpd entries, & whenever I insert the related bluetooth modules, by insert "modname" then it makes a succesfull entry in messages (/var/log/) file, which shows that drivers are loaded properly. But still hcitool and hciconfig are unable to find the dongle. My bluetooh dongle works well in WinXP.



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