[clug] Bluez blues
cottrill.david at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 11:48:35 GMT 2009
Thanks, the bluez 'how to' is sorely out of date and a little bit crap.
On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 10:37 PM, David Collett <david.collett at gmail.com>wrote:
> 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
> > some whiff of knowledge comes along.
> > Right now there are no errors being thrown in dmesg (took a while) and
> > 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
> > until I can get some sort of TCP/IP connection.
> > By using standard bluetooth file push files can be transferred
> > to and from the device.
> > Why bother..? Because a standard wireless network crashes our wireless
> > - forcing a hard reboot (I assume it tries to compensate for the noise
> > 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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