[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu - modems etc - was Modem works with Dapper but not with Edgy

Jason Norwood-Young jason at freespeechpub.co.za
Thu Apr 12 13:10:48 BST 2007

On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 14:01 +0200, CM Schoonbee wrote:
> = The problem =
> When I got to the stage of pairing up the phone and computer, the phone 
> would see the computer and when I asked it to create a paired 
> connection, the phone would ask for the PIN but would then say that it 
> was not able to pair.
> There was no user-visible response from the computer during this pairing 
> procedure.
> = My solution =
> I found that I had to edit /etc/bluetooth/hcid.conf to use the "auto" 
> security model instead of the "user" model.  I also had to enter the 
> "passkey" in this file. The /etc/bluetooth/pin file mentioned in the 
> how-to then appeared to be ignored.
> Once I did this, I had no problems pairing and continuing with the rest 
> of the set up.

Quick q - are you running Ubuntu or Kubuntu? 

Would you mind adding the info above to the wiki?


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