LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-30-2005, 12:54 AM   #1
corbis_demon
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Distribution: CLFS
Posts: 523

Rep: Reputation: 38
connecting to the net with GPRS/EDGE


Hi,
I have a bluetooth capable cellular phone (Nokia 3230), and I wish to connect to the net on my Slack machine, using GPRS. The problem is, my Bluetooth dongle doesn't come with any linux drivers. But I heard nearly all bluetooth dongles use the Cambridge Silicon Radio chip. So is it possible to make Linux aware of the dongle using perhaps a generic driver? What specs do I need to follow to set my system up for using Bluetooth?
If not Bluetooth, then is it possible to use IR to communicate with the PC? Or is there something like Nokia PC suite for Linux that enables mobile device to PC communication? Please advise.
 
Old 09-30-2005, 06:14 AM   #2
almahdi
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Distribution: Slackware 10.2
Posts: 12

Rep: Reputation: 0
We'll I am not sure if your dongle works or not, or even if your phone supports Dial-Up Networking over BT, however below is the general way its done.

First Download bluez and compile it and install it.. then follow the following steps.
Code:
1. /sbin/modprobe rfcomm
/sbin/modprobe bnep
/sbin/modprobe sco
/sbin/modprobe l2cap
hcid
sdpd
hciconfig hci0 piscan noauth up

2. hcitool scan
You'll get something like this:
Scanning ...
        00:12:68:15:E5:09       P910i

3. sdptool browse 00:12:68:15:E5:09
Use the same address your got above
You'll get a list of options find the service name Dial-up Networking
and Read its channel for me it was 7.

4. rfcomm bind 0 00:12:68:15:E5:09 (Address above) 7 (Channel)

5. you may use kppp as your dialer and use /dev/rfcomm0 as your modem.
Please let me know if you need futhure help.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Accessing net thru GPRS on my Slack machine corbis_demon Slackware 21 11-22-2005 08:57 AM
PC data card, EDGE+GPRS tuomo Linux - Hardware 1 03-19-2005 03:29 AM
net access via GPRS enbled mobile phone corbis_demon Linux - Networking 0 01-25-2005 03:12 AM
Connecting to the net... Fasn8n Mandriva 17 12-31-2004 06:18 AM
problem..... internet connecting using KPPP with Blutooth & GPRS Buntoro Linux - Networking 1 07-11-2004 10:36 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:03 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration