[Bug 660968] [NEW] bluez daemon unstable on Eee 1015
660968 at bugs.launchpad.net
Fri Oct 15 08:06:41 BST 2010
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: bluez
The bluetooth daemon, bluetoothd, doesn't want to run for a long time.
After a while it just...dies. Sometimes it doesn't die, but it says
things like this in the log:
Can't read address for hci0: Connection timed out (110)
src/adapter.c:adapter_start() Adapter /org/bluez/16390/hci0 without an address
unable to set mode: discoverable
I have blueman and not gnome-bluetooth, but it shouldn't matter what
client I have if they just interface with the daemon. I've noticed that
if I do the temporarily visible thing (a feature not available in gnome-
bluetooth), it works once and stays discoverable for 60 seconds and then
goes to connectable, but If I try again, it just ignores it. If I try
once more, the applet locks up, probably because it got a response from
the daemon it didn't expect.
The whole reason I got blueman is that gnome-bluetooth had spotty
control over the adapter. I dodn't know how the bluetooth stack worked
at the time, so I thought the root of it was in gnome-bluetooth, but I
think it's in the daemon.
It's not easily reproducible because it seems to happen at random. Is it
a memory leak or something?
I attached a hci.log from hcidumb. The capture time was from when I
tried temporarily discoverable in blueman. I don't think it's too
I also have the output of "grep bluetoothd /var/log/daemon.log". This is
more useful, I feel.
I have Maverick. It was present in Lucid, too.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: bluez 4.69-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.34-generic 18.104.22.168
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
Date: Thu Oct 14 22:32:32 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
InterestingModules: rfcomm sco bnep l2cap btusb bluetooth
MachineType: ASUSTeK Computer INC. 1015PE
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=aae9149c-b9d3-4608-90b7-e508ad6e8c79 ro quiet splash
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB
BD Address: 00:00:00:00:00:00 ACL MTU: 0:0 SCO MTU: 0:0
RX bytes:34 acl:0 sco:0 events:3 errors:0
TX bytes:12 acl:0 sco:0 commands:4 errors:0
6: hci0: Bluetooth
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no
** Affects: bluez (Ubuntu)
** Tags: apport-bug i386 maverick
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