[gnome-bluetooth] Phone not detected by gnome-obex-send

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Tue Jul 10 22:57:35 BST 2007

Hello Julien,

On Wed, 2006-12-27 at 21:53 +0100, Julien Valroff wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to use gnome-bluetooth to share pictures and sounds with my
> mobile phone, but gnome-obex-send does not detect it.
> However, 'hcitool scan' does, and I can use l2ping to ping the phone.
> I can even transfer files from the computer to the phone using the
> --dest option of gnome-obex-send.
> Here is the output of hcidump when using gnome-obex-send - without
> specifying the device address of course:
> HCI sniffer - Bluetooth packet analyzer ver 1.32
> device: hci0 snap_len: 1028 filter: 0xffffffff
> [ie nothing happens until I click on the refresh button]
> < HCI Command: Inquiry (0x01|0x0001) plen 5
> > HCI Event: Command Status (0x0f) plen 4
> > HCI Event: Inquiry Result with RSSI (0x22) plen 15

This is fixed in libbtctl SVN trunk, and will be in libbtctl 0.9. The
problem was that we didn't parse inquiry results with RSSI (which bluez
does all the time now).

Marcel sent me a patch for it, but it slipped through the cracks and
never got merged :/

Bastien Nocera <hadess at hadess.net> 

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