Re: GSM modem via Bluetooth?

On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 20:36 +0300, Andrey Borzenkov wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 10:16 PM, Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> wrote:
> >
> > I spend some time on this over the holidays to figure out what it would
> > take for manually started rfcomm ports to show up as Bluetooth modems
> > and be configurable without the BT wizard.  The short answer is that
> > yes, this is possible, though it's somewhat icky.  But even if NM
> > exported the device as a Bluetooth modem, you'll still need connection
> > details (APN, username, password) before you can ask NM to connect the
> > device.
> >
> That's correct; and as soon as connection was no more ignored by NM I
> was able to use knetworkmanager to configure it. So now I have fully
> functional connection definition.

I'm guessing it would be easier to setup once NM takes care of creating
connections in a way that doesn't require a particular backing store. So
you'd set it up using the GNOME Bluetooth wizard, and have access to the
same connection in KNetworkManager (or at least until the KDE Bluetooth
bits gain the ability to do something similar).


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