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Re: Integrated bluetooth on Toshiba laptop wont work



On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 13:24 -0500, max wrote:
> Zlatko wrote:
> > Hello to everybody, and greetings from Croatia (Europe)...
> >
> > I need help...
> >
> > Model of laptop:  Toshiba Satellite P200-10C
> >
> > My integrated bluetooth wont work, unless I do the following:
> >
> > 1. I start laptop with Windows Vista
> > 2. I restart from Vista to Fedora
> >
> > Each time I do this, bluetooth works fine. But, if I turn off computer,
> > and start it again directly to Fedora, bluetooth wont work, and system
> > wont recognize any bluetooth device. 
> > I have described this problem on Fedora forum, also, but nobody answered
> > my question so far, even I have posted that post month ago.
> > Here is the link to that post:
> > http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=172988
> >
> > If anybody knows how to handle this problem, I'll be very appreciated...
> >
> > Also, my combination of pressing Fn + (F1-F9) wont work either...
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >   
> I have seen similar behavior before with a network interface on a dual 
> boot XP /SuSE box. Look in your BIOS and see if there is a setting for 
> the onboard bluetooth. My recollection here is a bit foggy, its been 
> awhile but I believe Vista is disabling bluetooth  on shutdown. When you 
> restart the machine never actually gets turned off.
> Something like that anyway but check  your BIOS  settings.
> -Max
> 
	Our Acer Extensa 5220 does the same thing, but the BIOS has very few
options.  It hasn't been a bother for us though, we have no other
bluetooth devices to talk to.

-- 
Regards
Simon


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