Re: PATCH: Support for Bluetooth NAP devices

On Sat, 2008-05-10 at 14:42 -0700, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> Bluetooth NAP devices are pretty simple really.   You connect and (at
> least in Linux) they emulate an ethernet device.

Can you send me the lshal output for when you've got one of these
devices plugged in?

Also, what sets up the device?  How do you pair it?  When you plug it
in, do you need to do any additional setup on the device before it has a
bnepX interface?


> However, NetworkManager doesn't work with these devices because HAL
> gives them the capability and category of "net.bluetooth".  Attached
> are a patch and a HAL fdi file.  To connect to a Bluetooth NAP device
> on Linux, do:
> pand -n -c $BSSID -d NAP
> With the attached patch/fdi file, NetworkManager will automatically
> pick up the device and use it when connected.
> Questions? Comments?
> Nathaniel
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