[SHR unstable] Bluetooth pairing with BMW Pro Radio car handsfree fails

Thomas Franck thomas.franck at gmx.com
Thu Jun 11 10:37:45 CEST 2009

Paul Fertser wrote:
>Thomas Franck <thomas.franck at gmx.com> writes:
>> However.. my car kept trying to pair with the FR (display said something
>> like "Pairing in progress.." with the only option to abort.. :(
> Hm, that is strange. You need to try to remove the bonding and to try
> again. Probably you hit some timeout or something else went wrong.

I reckon that the radio is checking for capabilities and that the FR
fails to meet the requirements.. could that be? (I've no idea about
Bluetooth - totally on the user side there.. :))

Paul Fertser wrote:
>Thomas Franck <thomas.franck at gmx.com> writes:
>> The Wiki [1] says that I should log with "hcidump -l 4096 -w bt.dump"
>> but that command is not available on my FR...
> Hm, it should be, probably in some additional bluez package (but do
> not install bluez3!)

Indeed - my bad... I should have checked that, sorry..
installing bluez-hcidump now.. (I sure hope it's not bluez3 dependent)

I will try pairing again later.. and provide a bt.dump.. :)

Thank you..

Counting in octal is just like counting in decimal, if you don't use
your thumbs.
  - Tom Lehrer

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