[SOLVED] Problem bluetooth

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[SOLVED] Problem bluetooth

Post#1 by Slaxmax » 20 Dec 2015, 01:19

dmesg output

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[    0.000000] Linux version 3.17.4-porteus (root@porteus) (gcc version 4.8.2 (GCC) ) #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Dec 12 16:04:56 Local time zone must be set--
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[   44.789575] usb 1-7: Direct firmware load for ar3k/AthrBT_0x31010000.dfu failed with error -2
[   44.789579] Bluetooth: Patch file not found ar3k/AthrBT_0x31010000.dfu
[   44.789581] Bluetooth: Loading patch file failed
[   44.789588] ath3k: probe of 1-7:1.0 failed with error -2

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lsusb
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:0129 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 5986:0652 Acer, Inc 
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0cf3:3004 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR3012 Bluetooth 4.0
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
hcitool not show any bluetooth device

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guest@porteus:~$ hcitool dev
Devices:
Please I need help for this problem
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Re: Problem bluetooth

Post#2 by beny » 20 Dec 2015, 10:20

hi slaxmax:
The file AthrBT_0x31010000.dfu is part of the linux-firmware package. You should install that package.
this on gentoo forum,and installed seem that work.
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-7 ... 62e8932bed

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Re: Problem bluetooth

Post#3 by Slaxmax » 20 Dec 2015, 15:34

Ok no errors in dmesg now
bluetooth still not working :wall:
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Re: Problem bluetooth

Post#4 by donald » 20 Dec 2015, 15:53

^
hard/softblocked??
su to root > rfkill list

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Re: Problem bluetooth

Post#5 by Slaxmax » 20 Dec 2015, 17:12

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root@porteus:/home/guest# rfkill list
0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: no
        Hard blocked: no
1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth
        Soft blocked: yes
        Hard blocked: no
2: phy0: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: no
        Hard blocked: no
3: hci0: Bluetooth
        Soft blocked: yes
        Hard blocked: no

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root@porteus:/home/guest# hcitool scan 
Device is not available: No such device

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Re: Problem bluetooth

Post#6 by donald » 21 Dec 2015, 15:32

^
--> Soft blocked: yes <--
Just to be sure, I assume you unblocked the bluetooth, right?
rfkill unblock all

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Re: Problem bluetooth

Post#7 by Slaxmax » 22 Dec 2015, 21:41

Yes. But not work.
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Re: Problem bluetooth

Post#8 by aus9 » 22 Dec 2015, 22:37

sorry to butt in :D

I am mainly a gui guy so wonder if you can do the turn off/on bluetooth stuff fhru a gui like blueman?

also some laptops have a hardware button.....I have seen one on the top left hand corner of the acer aspire netwook and I would assume
laptops probably have a bios config for bluetooth as well?

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Re: Problem bluetooth

Post#9 by Slaxmax » 27 Dec 2015, 15:20

Thanks guys

Works fine bluetooth now!

1- list device

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root@porteus:/home/guest# rfkill list
0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: no
        Hard blocked: no
1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth
        Soft blocked: yes
        Hard blocked: no
2: phy0: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: no
        Hard blocked: no
3: hci0: Bluetooth
        Soft blocked: yes
        Hard blocked: no
2 - See the bluetooth device (hci0) is soft blocked and you need unblock
The bluetooth device is 3 (id)
to unblock bluetooth (as root)

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root@porteus:/home/guest# rfkill unblock 3
3 - Now you need start bluetooth (as root)

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root@porteus:/home/guest# hciconfig hci0 up
Now blueetooth device is listed

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guest@porteus:~$ hcitool dev
Devices:
        hci0    5C:C9:D3:51:90:A8
In KDE show bluetooth icon in bottom bar

To automatic start bluetooth you need put in /etc/rc.d/rc.local the command

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rfkill unblock 3
hciconfig hci0 up
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