jonathan at phillipoux.net
Thu Nov 13 16:09:13 PST 2003
> Anyone happen to know if bluetooth is supported in BSD?
> I was thinking of getting a little USB Bluetooth adapter:)
I have just looked into this myself, so here is a brief summary of my
Bluetooth is supported via the netgraph framework, though only in 5.1 and
5-CURRENT. The USB adapters supported seem quite varied, from what I've
read, although 5.1's hardware notes only mentions a few :
According to a message (
http://unix.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/FreeBSD/net/2003-08/0130.html ) from
Maksim Yevmenkin, the guy who wrote the bluetooth stack, a lot more adapters
will work, based on their Linux support, see the link in the message.
Finally, here are some instructions on setting up bluetooth on FreeBSD :
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