Bug 103971 - /etc/init.d/bluetooth errors
/etc/init.d/bluetooth errors
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Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
Depends On: 88859
Blocks: CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2003-09-08 12:55 EDT by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-11 17:30:03 EDT
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Description Chris Ricker 2003-09-08 12:55:50 EDT
I get the following error when booting up, and also when upgrading from




Can't open RFCOMM control socket: No such file or directory

It's coming from this part of the init script:

        if [ -x /usr/bin/rfcomm -a -f /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.conf ]; then
                /usr/bin/rfcomm -f /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.conf bind all

That appears to require a socket which isn't present on my system (probably b/c
I don't have bluetooth hardware)

I also see the following in dmesg once this error occurs:

request_module[bt-proto-3]: fork failed, errno 1
Comment 1 David Woodhouse 2003-09-08 19:18:54 EDT
Well for cosmetic reasons I suppose the rfcomm tool could refrain from actually
opening its socket unless it needs to, but the modprobe shouldn't fail and there
shouldn't be any errors.

Bug #88859 seems to have recurred, but that isn't the problem in this case. It
looks like the kernel isn't even managing to run modprobe. Does it manage to
autoload any other modules?

Reassigning to kernel.
Comment 2 Chris Ricker 2003-09-09 09:28:49 EDT
It autoloads other modules just fine....
Comment 3 Chris Ricker 2003-09-11 17:29:48 EDT
I don't see this any more with kernel-2.4.22-1.2040.nptl from RHN

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