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- Subject: bthidd
- From: ronald-freebsd8 at klop.yi.org (Ronald Klop)
- Date: Wed Mar 30 06:12:29 2005
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 09:23:43 -0800, Maksim Yevmenkin
>>>> Is bthidd usable? It isn't connected to the build.
>>> define "usable"? :) you should be able to use it with bluetooth mice,
>>> but not with bluetooth keyboards. so, imo, its not very usable at the
>>> moment. bluetooth keyboard support is not there because i do not like
>>> the fact that i can not have more then one keyboard attached to the
>>> system. as soon as i find some time i will look into the system
>>> console driver to see what it takes to add support for more then one
>> Usable... Mmm. I have a SonyEricsson K700i phone and on Windows I can
>> use the joystick of the phone as a mouse to control mediaplayer, etc.
>> I would like to do the same on FreeBSD, just for the coolness of it.
>> Can I just do this?
> i do not know. it depends. if k700i looks like mouse then it most likely
> will work. if k700i looks like keypad/keyboard then it will not work
> (for the reason described above - cant have more then one active
> keyboard/keypad attached to the console).
> there is a bthidcontrol(8) tool in
> /usr/src/usr.sbin/bluetooth/bthidcontrol. could you please compile it
> and send me the output of "query" command? there is a bthidcontrol.8 man
> page in the same directory ("nroff -man bthidcontrol.8 |less" - to read
>> cd /usr/src/usr.sbin/bluetooth/bthidd/
>> make && make install && make clean
>> Or is there more to it?
> you will also need to create /etc/bluetooth/bthidd.conf configuration
> file. bthidcontrol(8) will help you with that.
Thanks for the info. I'm going to try this soon. But I left my phone at my
moms house, just one evening before she went on holiday for two weeks. :-(
Ronald Klop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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