Tiny USB BlueTooth dongle and OpenSolaris B112
By David Clack on May 05, 2009
So I purchased a very small USB BlueTooth dongle of ebay for $2.99.
It came in a brown envelope from China, no instructions :-)
I added it to the Windows XP Home side of the AA1 10 inch, I'm able to activesync my HTC 8900 Tilt.
Then I went back to OpenSolaris (Nevada) B112 and followed the instructions here:
When you wget the installer and try to run it on a B112 system is gives you an error that it cannot find http://www.opensolaris.org/os/project/bluetooth/, what it's really looking for is a file bluetooth_mouse_(uname -v).tar.gz.
So I start playing with the script and get all the way to snv_111, it installs and asks you to reboot the system.
It updates /kernel/sockfs and /kernel/genunix, when the system restarts /kernel/fs/nfs gets unresolved dependencies, so you cannot NFS mount anything.
Anyway I followed the instructions for setting up the bluetooth mouse, and I actually got one to work.
So I went back into /kernel and copied back the backups of sockfs and genunix.
NFS is working again, BT is bust :-)
For $2.99 with free shipping it was an interesting way to add BlueTooth to a non BT netbook.
I'll keep trying to download a B112 version just for fun.