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[Bug 618838] Re: Apple Magic Trackpad requires PIN to pair, fails manual pairing


If you read the date on the ticket, it was reported against the current
version of Ubuntu at the time.  Sure, "Many things change."  That
doesn't mean the bug was invalid, it just means you "won't fix."

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  Apple Magic Trackpad requires PIN to pair, fails manual pairing

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Bug description:
  Binary package hint: bluez

  The Apple Magic Trackpad requires a PIN to pair upon first activation.
  Such PIN is '0000' which can be entered on a regular keyboard. Once
  connected, it also requires granting authorization to connect again.
  See the two attachments for such dialogs.

  When trying to setup this device manually (after moving it from
  another system, for example), by default Ubuntu will propose a random
  6-number PIN, which can't be entered on the trackpad, which then means
  pairing fails.

  This trackpad should connect automatically, although I don't
  personally know enough about bluetooth to suggest how this should

  I have documented a workaround to pair this device here:

  Once paired the device does not need pairing each time the system is
  used / restarted, it will remember it.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
  Package: bluetooth (not installed)
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-15.21-generic
  Uname: Linux 2.6.35-15-generic i686
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Mon Aug 16 15:24:53 2010
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Alpha i386 (20100812)
  InterestingModules: rfcomm sco bnep l2cap btusb bluetooth
  MachineType: Acer Aspire R1600
  ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-15-generic root=UUID=30841bc6-7bfc-4ffb-8b7c-60772f799265 ro nosplash
  SourcePackage: bluez
  dmi.bios.date: 06/17/2009
  dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: P01-A1
  dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.board.name: FMCP7A-ION
  dmi.board.vendor: Acer
  dmi.chassis.type: 3
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Acer
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrP01-A1:bd06/17/2009:svnAcer:pnAspireR1600:pvr:rvnAcer:rnFMCP7A-ION:rvr:cvnAcer:ct3:cvr:
  dmi.product.name: Aspire R1600
  dmi.sys.vendor: Acer
   hci0:	Type: BR/EDR  Bus: USB
   	BD Address: 00:0F:3D:3D:7C:5C  ACL MTU: 192:8  SCO MTU: 64:8
   	RX bytes:7619 acl:369 sco:0 events:124 errors:0
   	TX bytes:551 acl:12 sco:0 commands:50 errors:0
   0: hci0: Bluetooth
   	Soft blocked: no
   	Hard blocked: no

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