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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] Bluetooth: btrtl: HCI reset on close for Realtek BT chip
Hi Daniel,

>> Realtek RTL8822BE BT chip on ASUS X420FA cannot be turned on correctly
>> after on-off several times. Bluetooth daemon sets BT mode failed when
>> this issue happens.
> You could also mention that scanning must be active while turning off
> for this bug to be hit.
>> bluetoothd[1576]: Failed to set mode: Failed (0x03)
>> If BT is tunred off, then turned on again, it works correctly again.
> Typo: turned
>> According to the vendor driver, the HCI_QUIRK_RESET_ON_CLOSE flag is set
>> during probing. So, this patch makes Realtek's BT reset on close to fix
>> this issue.
> Checked the vendor driver - I see what you are referring to, so the
> change seems correct.
> if (!reset)
> set_bit(HCI_QUIRK_RESET_ON_CLOSE, &hdev->quirks);
> RTKBT_DBG("set_bit(HCI_QUIRK_RESET_ON_CLOSE, &hdev->quirks);");
> #endif
> However I'm pretty sure this is not saying that kernel 3.7.0 did not
> need the reset. I think it just means that the flag did not exist
> before Linux-3.7.1, so they added the ifdef to add some level of
> compatibility with older kernel versions. I think you can remove
> "since kernel v3.7.1." from the comment.
> After those changes you can add:
> Link:
> Reviewed-by: Daniel Drake <>

if someone wants to use HCI_Reset to ensure that all their connections and radio usage is reset, then they should do that via the hdev->shutdown handler. Look at btusb.c if you need an example.

This quirk is for hardware that can not use HCI_Reset on init which is Bluetooth 1.0b hardware.



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