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Re: btpin - setting blank passwords

On Thu, 18 Aug 2011, Nat Sloss wrote:

> I have just purchased a bluetooth mouse.  The only instructions are for
> windows, and they state when pairing with the device use no password.
> I have queried the device and it wants to connect in auth mode.
> I have tried 0000 and "" in btpin amongst many others with no success.
> So my question is is it possible to set a null pin?

Actually, if you used "" then I guess that should translate to a zero
length PIN being sent.. using hcidump (from pkgsrc/sysutils/netbt-hcidump)
with -X can you show the pairing conversation?

> I have also tried to pair with the device without running btpin and I had no
> success.
> Any suggestions (besides a different mouse)?

What make/model of mouse is it?


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