Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 588492
Can't pair with Sony BD Remote
Last modified: 2011-06-27 12:04:18 EDT
Description of problem:
Can't pair with Sony BD Remote
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 13 Beta (hasn't worked since Fedora 9 BTW)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Bluetooth configuration tool
2. Choose "Set up New Device"
3. When at "Searching For Devices make BD remote discoverable"
BD remote shows up as "Unknown Device" rather than input device
Connection to device failed ??PIN issue (none of the "pin options" works & have tried each one)
New connected input device.
Last worked in Fedora 9.
Your remote is likely running out of battery. I just tested this, and it works correctly.
Re-tried with fresh battery, no joy.
Maybe I'm doing something wrong - what version of Fedora and exactly what sequence do I go through to get it to work?
Could it be the dongle (although it associates OK in Windows, or did the last time I tried).
(In reply to comment #2)
> Re-tried with fresh battery, no joy.
> Maybe I'm doing something wrong - what version of Fedora and exactly what
> sequence do I go through to get it to work?
> Could it be the dongle (although it associates OK in Windows, or did the last
> time I tried).
You need to keep the PS button and Start pressed until the full details of the device appear in the list. I tested with Fedora 15 yesterday.
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