bluetooth support

Jonathan Clarke jonathan at
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 ( ) 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 :

Good luck,

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