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I got a Dell XPS 1530 laptop, it shipped with a Dell Bluetooth 355 module, but I cannot use it, is it support by LinuX now?
I'm using Debian testing X86_64 version, kernel version is 22.214.171.124, almost all relation to bluetooth is on.
After I open wireless(both bluetooth and 80211 wireless) switcher, some usb device atteche to system:
Bus 006 Device 010: ID 0a5c:4503 Broadcom Corp.
Bus 006 Device 009: ID 0a5c:4502 Broadcom Corp.
Bus 006 Device 008: ID 0a5c:4500 Broadcom Corp.
[ 2809.053394] usb 6-2: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 8
[ 2809.225098] usb 6-2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 2809.226140] hub 6-2:1.0: USB hub found
[ 2809.229599] hub 6-2:1.0: 3 ports detected
[ 2809.337771] usb 6-2: New USB device found, idVendor=0a5c, idProduct=4500
[ 2809.337786] usb 6-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
[ 2809.337792] usb 6-2: Product: BCM2045B2
[ 2809.337795] usb 6-2: Manufacturer: Broadcom
[ 2809.522629] usb 6-2.2: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 9
[ 2809.646007] usb 6-2.2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 2809.652489] input: Broadcom Corp as /class/input/input23
[ 2809.687751] input,hidraw1: USB HID v1.11 Keyboard [Broadcom Corp] on usb-0000:00:1d.2-2.2
[ 2809.695364] usb 6-2.2: New USB device found, idVendor=0a5c, idProduct=4502
[ 2809.695375] usb 6-2.2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=0, SerialNumber=0
[ 2809.695381] usb 6-2.2: Manufacturer: Broadcom Corp
[ 2809.890059] usb 6-2.3: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 10
[ 2810.010047] usb 6-2.3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 2810.018678] input: Broadcom Corp as /class/input/input24
[ 2810.056574] input,hidraw2: USB HID v1.11 Mouse [Broadcom Corp] on usb-0000:00:1d.2-2.3
[ 2810.056574] usb 6-2.3: New USB device found, idVendor=0a5c, idProduct=4503
[ 2810.056574] usb 6-2.3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=0, SerialNumber=0
[ 2810.056574] usb 6-2.3: Manufacturer: Broadcom Corp
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That's the mail i send to debian-user ML:
Hi all! A little help...
Cannot get to work BCM2045B2 MiniPC bluetooth module found in my Dell Vostro 1400. Various pages states it "work out of the box" but not for me...
I installed all the stuff
bluetooth, bluez-utils, bluez-firmware (BCM203x), bluez-audio, bluez-pcmcia, python-bluez, kbluetooth
I managed to modprobe hci_usb and/or bfusb(?)
Bluetooth led always off
I haven't WinXP or Vista, and i can't install them
A couple of questions:
1. A little summary about how to make a new initramfs image with new modules? Why bluetooth modules is not called from kernel on boot? ( i try an update-initramfs -u )
2. I think i need a firmware for this feature, isn't right? ehre can i find it?
3. How i implement this path? Or, is this patch implemented in kernel 2.26-1 amd64?