[PLUG] Debian Sid, Bluetooth, and IBM Thinkpad?

Russell Senior russell at personaltelco.net
Sat Jan 30 16:33:36 PST 2010


>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Johnson <teknotus at gmail.com> writes:

Daniel> I've never gotten bluetooth to work reliably with my thinkpad.

I've had bluetooth working on my T42, but I haven't used it for a
couple years.

Bluetooth comes it two grades, class1 and class2.  Class 1 is designed for
100m, Class 2 is designed for 10m.  Also, bluetooth uses 2.4GHz, same
as wifi, so it's natural to expect some interference.

I used it to bridge a serial port to some instrumentation that needed
to be untethered.  Worked great.


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