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SubjectRe: Regression: Problem in using USB Bluetooth Dongle (Worked fine in 2.6.24.x)
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On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 12:14 AM, Marcel Holtmann<marcel@holtmann.org> wrote:
> Hi Brian,
>
>> >>> >> At least until kernel version 2.6.24, I was able to use my USB
>> >>> >> bluetooth dongle to download contacts from my phone. I made a jump
>> >>> >> from 2.6.24 to 2.6.27, so I am not sure exactly which kernel version
>> >>> >> starts the problem, but all kernels from the latter (2.6.27) now do
>> >>> >> not work. The latest kernel I have tested is 2.6.29.2.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > can you test 2.6.30-rc4 or bluetooth-testing.git. I am pretty sure that
>> >>> > whatever broke in 2.6.27 has been fixed by now. Some cheapo USB dongles
>> >>> > behaved wrongly and it was a long time not clear what caused it.
>> >>>
>> >>> Alas, the regression is still there in 2.6.30-rc5 which I tested over
>> >>> the weekend.
>> >>>
>> >>> I also forgot to mention that, even with the kernels with the
>> >>> regression, device pairing using the dongle still works.
>> >>>
>> >>> Would a packet capture (usbmon) help? Willing to capture whatever
>> >>> other debugging data that you think may help
>> >>
>> >> if device pairing works fine, the I guess this is a different problem.
>> >> It could be that your USB host controller doesn't like the device. Or
>> >> you forgot to load the EHCI driver or something. Otherwise your dongle
>> >> should work fine. Since pairing works, what does hciconfig -a says?
>> >>
>> >
>> > EHCI is actually loaded. See my regression report in my original email.
>> >
>> > Regarding some conflict with the host controller, well, it did work
>> > fine in 2.6.24.
>> >
>> > Is there some other debug output I can collect or some other
>> > information that I can provide to help identify the source of the
>> > regression?
>> >
>>
>> The regression persists even in the latest kernels.
>>
>> Decided to collect some more debug information on this problem. This
>> output is from the same system detailed above running on
>> kernel 2.6.28.10:
>
> the latest kernel is 2.6.30 btw. Can you please test that one.

Will do. Thanks.

>> Here is the output of hciconfig -a:
>>
>> hci0: Type: USB
>>       BD Address: BB:4A:BB:33:40:36 ACL MTU: 339:6 SCO MTU: 180:1
>>       UP RUNNING PSCAN ISCAN
>>       RX bytes:14299 acl:0 sco:0 events:386 errors:0
>>       TX bytes:2221 acl:0 sco:0 commands:231 errors:0
>>       Features: 0xef 0x3e 0x09 0xf0 0x0b 0x08 0x00 0x80
>>       Packet type: DM1 DM3 DM5 DH1 DH3 DH5 HV1 HV2 HV3
>>       Link policy: RSWITCH HOLD SNIFF PARK
>>       Link mode: SLAVE ACCEPT
>>       Name: 'oqb-0'
>>       Class: 0x08010c
>>       Service Classes: Capturing
>>       Device Class: Computer, Laptop
>>       HCI Ver: 1.2 (0x2) HCI Rev: 0x2 LMP Ver: 1.2 (0x2) LMP Subver: 0x2
>>       Manufacturer: Accel Semiconductor Ltd. (74)
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> To be honest, I have never seen a chip from this manufacturer. SO I have
> no experience with them. Where did you get that dongle from. I might
> have to buy one of these.
>
>> Here is the output and hcidump of l2ping:
>>
>> $ sudo l2ping 00:21:AB:9D:0C:C8
>> Can't connect: Device or resource busy
>>
>> HCI sniffer - Bluetooth packet analyzer ver 1.40
>> device: hci0 snap_len: 1028 filter: 0xffffffff
>> < HCI Command: Create Connection (0x01|0x0005) plen 13
>>   C8 0C 9D AB 21 00 18 CC 02 00 00 00 01
>
> Please redu them with hcidump -X -V since decoding by hand is way too
> painful.

Will do. Thanks.





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