Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1033038
Bluetooth mouse is recognized, but won't connect
Last modified: 2015-06-29 09:05:48 EDT
Description of problem:
My Targus Soft-Touch Bluetooth mouse can be set up fine in gnome, but the "Connect" button is grayed out. The mouse just won't connect, even if I try to force it (turn it off and on; LEDs blink).
It used to work before (bluez-5.10 or so).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Gnome; no mouse recognized (even when turning off and restarting the mouse)
2. Go to Settings->Bluetooth; mouse shows up, but connecting can't be selected.
No mouse connection possible
Be able to use the mouse...
Created attachment 827179 [details]
Output from hcidump while turning on the mouse
It says the connection was terminated due to missing authorization/security block (?!)
Argh... went to the bluetooth manager (as systemctl status bluetooth told me the device was "unknown"), deleted the mouse and added it again.
Now it works.
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