I forget how to pair devices, so this article is woefully lacking!!!
I'm no expert, but this page is to help people who want to setup a TCP connection from a Palm Pilot or other bluetooth device to their ArchLinux box. This is useful for browsing the Internet and/or performing a Hotsync operation.
I have no idea what really works, but this system is working for me right now!
bluetooth dongle Palm T5
hci_usb rfcomm l2cap sco
dbus hcid sdpd
hci0 (bring it up with hciconfig hci0 up)
Extra Settings Needed:
# echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
$ cat /etc/ppp/peers/palm noauth # we require no authentication local # local connection asyncmap 0 # charmap idle 1000 # disconnection after 1000 idle seconds noipx # disable novell ipx passive # the client (palm) initiates the connection silent # no info needed 192.168.10.191:192.168.10.192 # Server:client ip address ms-dns 192.168.10.191
Command to run to start the dial-up networking server:
# dund --nodetach --listen --persist --msdun call palm
Command to run to start the dial-up networking server in daemon mode
# dund --listen --persist --msdun call palm