XO bluetooth support

Kevin Gordon kgordon420 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 11:08:17 EDT 2011

On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 2:47 PM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> > it seems that there's more interest in bluetooth support on the XO
> > laptops than there has been in the past -- unsurprising, i guess,
> > given the number of bt devices now available.
> >
> > i don't know how quickly we can get the support into an OLPC release, but
> > regardless, i'd like to solicit input on what support, exactly, we
> > should provide in the kernel.  i know that i, personally, don't know
> > the linux bluetooth stack well enough to know what kernel modules are
> > required.
> >
> > userspace support is a different, somewhat less pressing issue, since
> > yum update works for many (but not all, i realize) of our users.
> >
> > please update http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11285 with specific
> > suggestions or requirements.  if someone would like to open an
> > equivalent ticket for userspace package requirements, that would be
> > dandy as well.
> Might be worth replicating the options that Fedora uses to ensure we
> have a reproducible and stable as environment as upstream has to
> ensure we have the least issues.
> Peter

I have a few various manufacturers'  USB Bluetooth adapters.  Want me to
plug them in and see what dmesg spits out?  Or, were you thinking of going

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