Possible Kernel patch/hack needed, for use of Ambicom BT2000 CF adapter...

Martes G Wigglesworth wigglesworth02 at comcast.net
Sun Apr 17 16:08:34 PDT 2005

I am having difficulties using my CF/PCCard Bluetooth adapter from
Ambicom.  I have found similar error messages, associated with an
individual that was attempting to get his palm to sync with BSD, back in
2003.  The respondent to the individual's inquiry, indicated a patch,
and the subsequent response was that the patch worked.  I am unable to
locate the archived mail, via google, however, I am new to patching, and
have not yet been able to figure out where I might do so.  I get
continuous loop of errors when attempting to use the rc.bluetooth
script, or hcseriald with the correct ttyd4 device.  

Can anyone indicate where I might find a way to patch this problem, or
if I may be able to edit some src, that has to do with this device
interface driver? (sio4)

I get the following in my dmesg output while executing the following:

>hcseriald -d -f /dev/ttyd4 -n sio4 -s 115200

>ng_h4_input: sio4 - ignoring unknown packet type=0
>ng_h4_input: sio4 - ignoring unknown packet type=0x80

>dmesg output for the connection renders the following: 
>sio4: <Compact Flash Bluetooth Card> at port 0x3e8-0x3ef irq 11
>function 0 config 2 on pccard1
>sio4: type 16550A
>sio4: unable to activate interrupt in fast mode - using normal mode

I am stuck, and unable to get any farther than the start of hcseriald. 
I am unable to use my bluetooth at all, because I am unable to even find
a good howto for using hcseriald or even how I am supposed to connect
the interface even if I can use hcseriald.  Nothing ever happens other
than the output listed above.

my system is as follows:

FreeBSD 5.3-Release
Bluetooth CF Adapter: Ambicom BT2000 via PCCard CF adapter
Asus M6BN 

Please give some direction.  I am at a loss.

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