[clug] Bluez blues

David Collett david.collett at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 11:37:58 GMT 2009

Do you mean create a 'PAN' access point?

I did it once on a router (netgear wgt634u) running openwrt with usb
bt adapter attached so my phone could access the broadband. I should
have config files around somewhere if you want them.

>From memory I based the configuration on this blog post:



On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 4:09 PM, David <cottrill.david at gmail.com> wrote:
> Has anyone successfully gotten a bluetooth access point up and running?
> I'm no slouch at bending Linux to my will, and my brother is considerably
> better but we have both been forced to put it in the too hard basket until
> some whiff of knowledge comes along.
> Right now there are no errors being thrown in dmesg (took a while) and the
> many configuration files seem to be right for gateway device.
> Having said that, it doesn't advertise any services other than remote
> control - which seems to be the root of the problem - have had only minor
> problems assigning an IP to the device. Haven't bothered setting up iptables
> until I can get some sort of TCP/IP connection.
> By using standard bluetooth file push files can be transferred successfully
> to and from the device.
> Why bother..? Because a standard wireless network crashes our wireless modem
> - forcing a hard reboot (I assume it tries to compensate for the noise and
> eventually crowds itself out). Firmware upgrades are not on the cards as
> they have a bad habit of bricking the Telstra (Maxon) modems.
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