Brad,

I am trying to bring up Bluetooth networking with pand, verdex as the Bluetooth master, so I can access boa from a handheld. I know the handheld can do it because I have paired it with a T-Mobile phone in a PAN config with the phone serving and got through to the internet that way. With the verdex as the access point all I want is the local boa server. 

I have set up everything as described in the pan access point  section ot the bluetooth how-to page except btap does nothing (since a) I am not routing anywhere and b) iptables throws an error not knowing about a table called 'nat')

http://gumstix.net/wiki/index.php?title=Category:How_to_-_bluetooth#Networking:_pan_access_point

also your master preference from below, but bnep0 is not getting installed. Relevant dump from the boot console:

Configuring network interfaces... eth0      no wireless extensions.

pccard: card ejected from slot 0
cfio: module license 'unspecified' taints kernel.
pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 0
pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia0.0
Before register driver
Entering cf_attach()
pcmcia: request for exclusive IRQ could not be fulfilled.
pcmcia: the driver needs updating to supported shared IRQ lines.
BasePort1=0xc48a0000, AssignedIRQ=128
After calling wlan_add_card function
After register driver
udhcpc (v1.2.1) started
udhcpc[667]: udhcpc (v1.2.1) started
udhcpc[673]: udhcpc (v1.2.1) started
Sending discover...
udhcpc[667]: Sending discover...
udhcpc[673]: Sending discover...
Sending select for 192.168.0.86...
udhcpc[667]: Sending select for 192.168.0.86...
udhcpc[673]: Sending select for 192.168.0.86...
Lease of 192.168.0.86 obtained, lease time 86400
udhcpc[667]: Lease of 192.168.0.86 obtained, lease time 86400
adding dns 192.168.0.1
udhcpc[673]: Lease of 192.168.0.86 obtained, lease time 86400
SIOCGIFFLAGS: No such device
bnep0     No such device


Any idea why the bnep0 interface is not being created?

One other silly little question: when I go through the device discovery from my handheld, it is expecting me to type a passkey code into the gumstix. How to I do this?


Thanks again for your help,


David Warman
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On Sep 1, 2008, at 10:13 PM, Brad Midgley wrote:

David

Little question: can one use a Bluetooth keyboard with the LCD display? And
BT mouse? while driving stereo audio to headset? What should be reconfigured
(if needed) to do this?

I wrote up some details in the oe/gumstix wiki. To do them
simultaneously, it's a good idea to try to keep the gumstix as the
bluetooth master so you don't get a lot of latency switching between
piconets. In the gumstix hcid.conf:

lm accept,master;
lp hold,sniff,park;

will make it prefer to be master.

-- 
Brad

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