Bug 506879 - Switching Headset from HSP to A2DP Fails
Switching Headset from HSP to A2DP Fails
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bluez (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-06-19 00:24 EDT by Brian Pitts
Modified: 2009-09-16 09:52 EDT (History)
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Description Brian Pitts 2009-06-19 00:24:05 EDT
Description of problem:
Bluetooth headset will not switch to A2DP mode.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Version    : 4.37
Release    : 2.fc11

How reproducible:
Occurred every time until I switched the telephone duplex profile from HSP to HFP.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Using bluetooth-applet, pair Plantronics Voyager 855 headset with a computer running Fedora 11.
2. In pavucontrol, change the configuration from Telephony Duplex to High Fidelity Playback.
  
Actual results:
No change occurs. "module-bluetooth-device.c: A2DP is not connected, refused to switch profile" is written to /var/log/messages.

Expected results:
I expected my headset to provide stereo audio instead of mono.

Additional info:
I found a workaround at https://tango.0pointer.de/pipermail/pulseaudio-discuss/2009-April/003698.html. Creating /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf with the contents

[Headset]
HFP=true

then restarting bluetooth and connecting the headset provided the expected behaviour.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2009-06-19 10:21:15 EDT
HFP=true is the default in newer versions of bluez, we'll need to upgrade at some point...
Comment 2 Bastien Nocera 2009-09-16 09:52:27 EDT
http://git.kernel.org/?p=bluetooth/bluez.git;a=commit;h=c369f322aa87e30a025a6e3b6facb1fa77c0c79b
was fixed in 4.38, and we ship 4.42 in F11, so closing.

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