[gnome-bluetooth] automatically pairing at boot

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Mon Apr 20 11:49:49 CEST 2009

On Sun, 2009-04-19 at 19:46 -0500, Mike Turquette wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm sorry if this is the wrong list to pose this question.  I've
> recently compiled Bluez 4.36, a recent Linux kernel 2.6.29 rc and
> gnome-bluetooth from source.  I love the application!  It works
> beautifully.
> My main issue is that after pairing if my machine sleeps or reboots,
> or if my keyboard sleeps then the connection is lost.  The only way to
> get around this is to use a wired mouse to open the gnome-bluetooth
> applet and completely delete my connection (which is still listed),
> and then go through the whole pairing process again.
> Is it the responsibility of gnome-bluetooth or Bluez  to maintain such
> connections?  (I imagine bluetoothd is responsible, but there is NO
> documentation for Bluez 4.x)  Is the kind of behaviour I'm looking for
> (seamless reconnection) supported?
> Sorry if I'm spamming the wrong list but all searches for the answer
> are filled with Ubuntu users that use nasty hacks in their Bluez 3.x
> configuration files  ;-)

Those cases are mentioned in the documentation linked from the
gnome-bluetooth home page:


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