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Old 08-04-2005, 12:58 AM   #1
Registered: Feb 2004
Distribution: Kubuntu
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Bluetooth works... but then doesnt?

trying to get bluetooth working on my Inspiron 6000 using kubuntu, it works fine after 1st install then breaks after a reboot and when i try run hciconfig i get this:

hci0: Type: USB
BD Address: 00:00:00:00:00:00 ACL MTU: 0:0 SCO MTU: 0:0
RX bytes:0 acl:0 sco:0 events:0 errors:0
TX bytes:0 acl:0 sco:0 commands:0 errors:0

which is weird because it had something there before i rebooted it.... and when i
run kbluetoothd from the terminal i get this:

kbluetoothd: WARNING: No usable bluetooth device found.

i tried reinstall the packages but it seems its already broken someone please help.
Old 08-07-2005, 01:18 PM   #2
Registered: Jul 2005
Location: Punjab - [ India ]
Distribution: OpenSuSE 10.0 x86_64 Edition. & Mandriva Linux 2006 x86_64 Edition.
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what you want ? wanna run bluetooth built in laptop or computer system ?

or want to connect computer with bluetooth gadget such as mobile phone, other computer.

please explain a little bit.

or try the following commands

1. hcitool scan

2. sdptool search DUN

3. ping <secondry_device_address>

4. hciconfig

5. rfocmm bind 0 <second_bluetoothdevice_addr> <1 to 9 i.e. rfcomm channel shown when you run 2nd command>



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