[clug] bluetooth drops out

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 04:08:40 MDT 2012

On 23/07/12 19:31, eyal at pcug.org.au wrote:
> Every so often my bluetooth device drops out, and the only way to bring it
> back
> it to dis/re-connect it physically. This is a problem when I am not at
> home as
> happened recently when I way away for six weeks.

Have you checked your power saver settings to ensure the device (USB) is
not being put to sleep (when inactive)?

> I attach below the relevant log entries for a recent failure, as well as an
> example of a case where the device was automatically reconnected (happens
> a few
> time a day). Both cases were unattended,
> Is there a way to revive the system unattended? 

The service can be restarted, though it's unlikely it has actually been
stopped. Your log shows the device being disabled.

> A cold usb bus re-scan maybe?

# hciconfig hc0 up

> This is a server (not a laptop) with a small USB bluetooth module running
> f16.
>     Eyal

Kind regards

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