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[Bug 1551858] Re: [bluetooth] Connecting to Apple BT keyboard fails due to PIN prompt
Re: comment #6, when I paired the keyboard with my Ubuntu laptops,
neither prompted me at all; the keyboard silently paired and was usable.
That said, I'll re-test this afternoon and get you the HCI dump from the
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[bluetooth] Connecting to Apple BT keyboard fails due to PIN prompt
Status in Canonical System Image:
Status in bluez package in Ubuntu:
Status in ubuntu-system-settings package in Ubuntu:
Connecting to the latest generation Apple BT keyboard ( the one with
the USB port & no batteries ) fails on an Ubuntu Touch device, as when
you press the "Connect" button on the device page, a dialog titled
"Bluetooth Pairing Request" is displayed, with the following text:
Please confirm that the PIN displayed on 'Magic Keyboard' matches this
The dialog has "Cancel" and "Confirm PIN" buttons.
The keyboard has no display on which a PIN could be displayed.
When using other devices ( Ubuntu Desktop 15.10, 16.04, Android, OS X,
... ) to connect this keyboard all that's necessary is to click/press
the 'Connect' button in the appropriate place, and the keyboard
automatically connects, and is usable with no other actions required
from the user.
Reproduced on krillin ( rc-proposed/bq-aquris.en/270 ) which has bluez
Reproduced on arale ( rc-proposed/meizu.en/258 ) which has bluez 5.37
installed from silo 39.
Note, after dismissing the dialog, subsequent attempts to connect may
not re-display the PIN dialog, instead nothing happens. I've found
that this requires power cycling the keyboard to clear and cause the
PIN dialog to be displayed again.
Name: Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition
Alias: Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition
UUID: Headset AG (00001112-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: Generic Attribute Profile (00001801-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: A/V Remote Control (0000110e-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: Generic Access Profile (00001800-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: PnP Information (00001200-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: A/V Remote Control Target (0000110c-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: Audio Source (0000110a-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: Audio Sink (0000110b-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: Message Notification Se.. (00001133-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: Phonebook Access Server (0000112f-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
Device 18:EE:69:21:6C:D3 18-EE-69-21-6C-D3
Device DE:76:E2:04:9D:6F BB-9D6F
Device 7C:D1:C3:1C:B4:03 7C-D1-C3-1C-B4-03
Device 7C:D1:C3:19:2B:D8 7C-D1-C3-19-2B-D8
Device 84:38:35:67:0C:3D ubuntu-0
Device 04:69:F8:C2:A0:09 tony espy’s Keyboard
Device 00:21:3C:A0:14:A6 Jawbone ERA
Device 1C:1A:C0:B2:9A:D7 1C-1A-C0-B2-9A-D7
Device info *before* pairing attempt:
Name: tony espy’s Keyboard
Alias: tony espy’s Keyboard
No changes in any of the attributes after *after* the pairing attempt
( output of info command is the same ).
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