Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Fri Jul 22 08:18:29 BST 2005

On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 02:27 +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 20.07.2005, 21:25 -0700 schrieb Eric John Arnaldo:
> > I really need help!!!
> > 
> > my situation: 
> > i) i have installed the bluetooth-subsystem from the
> > rpm packages of fedora core 4 installer on my pc.
> > ii) i have two usb-bluetooth-device
> > iii) the devices are seen by command: hcitool dev
> > iv) have many problems: the remote (other
> > usb-bluetooth) device cannot be seen,
> so "hcitool scan" does not work? Did you enable bluetooth on both pcs
> with 
> $ chkconfig bluetooth on
> $ wervice bluetooth start
    ^ that should be an 's'
Minor niggle :)

> Now you really _should_ be able see the remote device... 
> After that start system-config-securitylevel and disable "SELinux
> protection for service bluetooth", otherwise you will not be able to
> pair the devices.
> You have to edit your /etc/bluetooth/hcid.conf, too.
> Set security to "user" and change the pinhelper from the dbus helper
> (which is broken ATM) to the normal pin-helper /usr/bin/bluepin. 

How is the D-Bus pin helper broken? You need to have "bluez-pin --dbus"
running in your desktop session for it to work.

Bastien Nocera <hadess at hadess.net> 

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