Re: Networkmanager + Bluetooth

On Fri, 2009-12-18 at 21:21 +0100, Hans-Gerd van Schelve wrote:
> Hi.
> After some more testing I found out that NM is able to bring up the
> connection when following these steps:
> 1. sudo rfcomm connect hci0 <bdaddr>
> 2. In nm-applet you can now start the already configured connection
> My questions are now:
> - Is it possible to lable the bluetooth based connections as "Bluetooth"
> or whatever.

They are, if correctly configured.  This already happens for PAN
connections, but DUN connections are not yet natively supported even
though they will work if you create the rfcomm connection underneath NM.
DUN is slated for the 0.8.1 release.

> - why do i need to open the rfcomm connection? Isn't it enought to bind to
> the mobile?

You wont' need to do this after real DUN support lands.  NM will do it
automatically for you.


> -- HG
> > I am currently looking for way to use bluetooth based dial up together
> > with networkmanager.
> > 
> > Can someone give me an overview? What I'm looking for is
> > 
> > 1. simple dialog for the initial pairing
> > 2. an entry in nm-applet to bring up or disconnect the connection
> > 3. I need to configure the apn + chap credentials.
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