Porteus 5.0 and Bluetooth.

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Porteus 5.0 and Bluetooth.

Post#1 by portypit » 30 Jul 2020, 22:16

Is Porteus supposed to work with the Bluetooth device in a laptop?
Possibly there is no driver supplied with Porteus.

Having installed Porteus 5.0 onto my laptop, which has a Bluetooth device,
I placed "bluetooth" in /boot/syslinux/porteus.cfg but saw an error message when I clicked on Bluetooth icon on desktop:
"No adapters available".

Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14 both work with the device, as I'm able to receive files.

Is it to keep Porteus to the smallest file size possible?

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Porteus 5.0 and Bluetooth.

Post#2 by ncmprhnsbl » 30 Jul 2020, 22:43

could be missing firmware..

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# lspci | grep Bluetooth 
to get an idea of the hardware..

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$ getpkg linux-firmware
will get a module of the entire firmware package from slackware( much of which is included in the 000-kernel module already)
another approach could be to try a newer kernel from this topic: Porteus Kernel Builder
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Porteus 5.0 and Bluetooth.

Post#3 by beny » 31 Jul 2020, 11:31

hi maybe:

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