pavelmachek (pavelmachek) wrote,

how to pair bluetooth devices in 2010

Apparently, bluetooth subsystem changes in incompatible ways every
year or so. So, in 2010, you need to:

start bluetoothd (hcid no longer exists)

hciconfig hci0 piscan

run bluetooth-agent (passkey)

initiate pairing from other device

Setup the other device to allow auto connections.

Pins in config files no longer work. On the other hand, bluetooth-agent is nice to use rom command line, and new command names actually make sense. Perhaps they will last more than a year?

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