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Re: Bluetooth in OpenBSD
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Bluetooth in OpenBSD
- From: Andreas Bihlmaier <andreas_(_dot_)_bihlmaier_(_at_)_gmx_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 08:00:13 +0200
On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 06:50:54PM +0200, Marcus Lindemann wrote:
> zoraya_(_at_)_nerdshack_(_dot_)_com wrote:
> >>I must admit I never tried that before myself on OBSD, but did use BT
> >>on phones on different occasions.
> >>I see several points of potential failures here.
> >>1.) Bluetooth connection
> >>Are you sure you have connected to the phone? Did you exchange
> >>Bluetooth passphrase (a few characters, that you chose yourself) on
> >>the computer and on the mobile? Or is the phone paired with your
> >>computer (it allows connection establishment automatically)?
> >When used with Windows the phone is paired with the computer with a PIN
> >number, with OBSD I am still trying to work out how to pair it once I
> >know if it is recognised.
> This tells me that you don't have a BT connection working, possibly
> because there is no BT support in GENERIC, as Otto pointed out.
> >>2.) GPRS/3G connection
> >>when you use *99#, you use a GPRS (or 3G) connection for data
> >>transfer. Depending on the phone model you use, you might still need
> >>to set the GPRS (3G) access point correctly. So when you issue the at
> >>dt*99#; commamd in a terminal window, does the phone start a GPRS (3G)
> >>connection? This is usually indicated by some status indicators in the
> >>phone's display. If nothing happens, you might need to set the PDP
> >>GPRS context information via AT+CGDCONT= command. See
> >>http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Specs/html-info/27060.htm for more information
> >>on mobile stations in the packet data domain.
> >The phone is not 3G, so it uses GPRS, you are right I had to set up some
> >instruccions in the configurations, but it was fairly easy as my Telecom
> >provider told me what to do on a free phonenumber. Again this is on
> You probably have to set the same information in your ppp scripts.
> >>3.) Your ppp scripts :-)
> >>I'm not an expert here and cannot help here.
> >OK, I understand the best I can do is to get the dmesg and post it here
> >so somebody who understands can see what is going on, I would have
> >already done so if I could email it straight from OBSD, I just need to
> >work out some way of copying the dmesg file to Windows, I will post it
> >PS: Something tells me is not going to work :(
> At least not immediately :-)
Is there any plan to incorporate bluetooth support in the near future?
Because as described by the person staring this thread UMTS/GPRS
flatrates are getting affordable and it would be awesome to be online
with by OpenBSD laptop via my cell phone :)
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