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Bluetooth not detecting devices anymore
« on: March 15, 2009, 07:30:46 pm »

I am using 2 MSI Media Live MD with internal bluetooth. In the past this was working right out of the box, my old cellphone was detected as soon as I installed the MDs, and it was added to the system as a device (however the cellphone wasn't supported so I could never use it as an Orbiter).
Now I have a new cellphone using Windows Mobile which I would like to add to the system. After putting the cellphone into discoverable mode and waiting and reloading and waiting and waiting some more, nothing happens.
I notice that may cellphone is able to see the 2 MDs via Bluetooth, so I know the Bluetooth radios are working, however LinuxMCE does not see to detect the phone.
I noticed under the Device Tree that both Bluetooth objects in both MDs have a checkmark in "disable" and Registered=no. When I remove the checkmark and reload the router, the 2 dongles will show as registered=yes for a few seconds after the reload, then the checkmark appears again in "disabled", and the status changes to "registered=no".

Does anyone know if my bluetooth devices under the device tree are supposed to be "registered" for this to work (I would assume so), and if so, any ideas as to why mine don't register anymore?



PS: just in case my new cellphone had a problem, I deleted the device for my old cellphone and the system won't rediscover that one either
« Last Edit: March 16, 2009, 03:59:25 pm by jeangot »


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Re: Bluetooth not detecting devices anymore
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2009, 07:46:58 pm »
Not sure if this is supposed to give a different output or not. moon250 is one of my MDs with bluetooth, and 260 is the ID of the bluetooth device on that MD. Maybe this helps to determine the problem?

root@moon250:/usr/pluto/bin# ./ -r -d 260
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01      03/15/09 11:44:54.824           Error opening bluetooth device <0x40804950>
01      03/15/09 11:45:09.821           Error opening bluetooth device <0x40804950>
01      03/15/09 11:45:09.821           The detection loop is broken. <0x40804950>
01      03/15/09 11:45:09.823           Going to reload. <0x40804950>
05      03/15/09 11:45:09.825           Socket::ReceiveData m_Socket 5 m_bQuit_get()1 <0x41806950>
05      03/15/09 11:45:09.825           Socket::ReceiveString2 ReceiveData failed m_Socket: 5 Command_Impl1 Dev #260 <0x41806950>
05      03/15/09 11:45:09.826           Waiting all HandleBDCommandProcessor to exit... <0x2b77b10649c0>
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05      03/15/09 11:45:10.530           void ClientSocket::Disconnect() on this socket: 0x840520 (m_Socket: 5) <0x2b77b10649