[gnome-bluetooth] failure at "hcitool scan" ("hcitool dev" still OK)

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Fri Nov 11 15:07:09 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-11-11 at 16:02 +0100, Matjaz Vencelj wrote:
> Hi!
> (This is similar to the July "GNOME-BLUETOOTH ON FEDORA" thread. That 
> one died off however, and we do not know if the initiator got it working 
> or not...)
> Running a fresh install of FC4 with 2.6.14-1.1637_FC4 kernel on an i586, 
> I'm trying to see a Logitech Mobile Freedom bluetooth headset through a 
> USB bluetooth adapter. This same adapter/headset pair works well on a 
> Windows98 PC.
> I followed the instructions in 
> http://www.gurulabs.com/goodies/Using_Linux_and_Bluetooth_DUN_with_the_Treo650.php 
> up to the "hcitool scan" point, meaning that I have the software and 
> that I point to a custom pin-script. The system can see my USB Bluetooth 
> adapter:
>          $ hcitool dev
>          Devices:
>                  hci0    00:0E:A1:32:9E:1F
> but cannot connect to the headset:
>          $ hcitool scan
>          Scanning ...
>          Inquiry failed: Connection timed out
> no matter whether I turn on the headset in the normal or in the 
> "pairing" mode.

If it fails at that point, you should check on the bluez mailing-list,
not here.


Bastien Nocera <hadess at hadess.net> 
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