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Bug 453903 - Hal doesn't list rfcomm devices
Hal doesn't list rfcomm devices
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-02 23:19 EDT by Brian G. Anderson
Modified: 2015-10-12 14:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 11:12:20 EDT
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Description Brian G. Anderson 2008-07-02 23:19:42 EDT
Description of problem:
I've created a /dev/rfcomm to the dial up networking (DUN) on my bluetooth
phone.  It functions fine as a modem device.  However,  the device never shows
up when I do "lshal"

This causes problems when trying to get network manager to see the /dev/rfcomm
device.  I should be able to make a match entry in the proper hal information
FDI file, so as to give it the proper attributes for NM to recognize it. 
However,  the device never seems to be reported by HAL.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
hal.x86_64                               0.5.11-2.fc9           installed       

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. setup a /dev/rfcomm0 device by makeing the proper entries in
2. do "lshal" 
Actual results:
No rfcomm0 device listed

Expected results:
lshal report properties about /dev/rfcomm0

Additional info:
Comment 1 Scott Glaser 2009-04-10 18:38:57 EDT
Are you still running Fedora 9, or have you upgraded to 10 or Rawhide? In
either case, can you let us know whether the issue is still happening, and give
the current version of the HAL packages you're using?

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 21:53:49 EDT
This message is a reminder that Fedora 9 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
and issuing updates for Fedora 9.  It is Fedora's policy to close all
bug reports from releases that are no longer maintained.  At that time
this bug will be closed as WONTFIX if it remains open with a Fedora 
'version' of '9'.

Package Maintainer: If you wish for this bug to remain open because you
plan to fix it in a currently maintained version, simply change the 'version' 
to a later Fedora version prior to Fedora 9's end of life.

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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 11:12:20 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of 
Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version.

Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.
Comment 4 Brian G. Anderson 2015-10-12 14:29:12 EDT
I am done with Fedora 9

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