bluetooth not working in recent current

Maksim Yevmenkin maksim.yevmenkin at
Thu May 26 14:27:53 UTC 2016


>>>> can you also please try to start it manually and see where it stops?
>>>> i.e. something like
>>>> # sh -x /etc/rc.d/bluetooth start ubt0
>>> Thanks for responding. The output of that command is below. I'll do some
>>> more diagnosis when I get home tonight.
>> + /usr/sbin/hccontrol -n ubt0hci reset
>> + return 1
>> so, "reset" command failed :( can you please tell me which exact
>> broadcom device you have, i.e. vendor id and product id? some broadcom
>> devices may require firmware download. you said it was working before,
>> can you please tell if you had to download firmware before? i.e. use
>> ubtbcmfw ? are you dual booting between freebsd and windows (or
>> linux)?


> usbconfig dump_device_desc shows:
>  ugen6.2: <USB Bluetooth Dongle Broadcom> at usbus6, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=FULL
> (12Mbps) pwr=ON (100mA)
>   idVendor = 0x0a5c
>   idProduct = 0x200a

thanks! so, it does not look like it needs firmware download.

> No, I don't dual boot anything. I have never loaded firmware - maybe it
> happened automatically in the past, but I've never used ubtbcmfw explicitly.

right. i does not appear that you have to do anything here. can you
please modify /etc/rc.d/bluetooth and make sure it does not exit when
hci reset command fails? it would be useful to know if any other hci
commands fail.


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