Subject: Re: Bluetooth
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/26/2006 18:59:15
On Tue, 23 May 2006 22:46:35 +0100 (BST)
Iain Hibbert <> wrote:


> Hi,
>    As some of you may know, I have been working on some Bluetooth support
> for NetBSD for a while. Initially this was on my own, and latterly under
> generous sponsorship of Itronix, Inc.  I am pleased to announce that my
> work is now available for review at:
>    Currently, support exists for L2CAP (sequential packet), RFCOMM (serial
> data) and SCO (isochronous audio data) sockets to remote devices.
> Utilising these are userland daemons to handle Service Discovery and
> Key/PIN Management, kernel support for Human Interface Devices via wscons
> and Headsets via the audio subsystem, plus userland utilities for
> configuration and a wrapper for pppd to operate over RFCOMM links. There
> are plenty of manpages.

I have only a question... is it possible to establish a connection with a bluetooth
capable device and transfer files to/from?

>    I welcome any and all comments. Apologies in advance if I'm not quick
> to reply but I'm kind of away sailing at the moment and have limited email
> access. The tarfile contains the following files

Thanks for your code, it's really useful to have a bluetooth implementation
for NetBSD :-)