From: Sonya Hipper (sonyalynn_at_earthlink.net)
Date: Tue Nov 30 2004 - 10:03:29 PST
What worked for me (with my T68i+"purple" Ambicom CF BT adapter) was=20
setting Blunt's Bluetooth Setup to accept the pairing initiated by the=20=
phone rather than vice-versa. I've been able to use the T68i to get=20
online since, only occasionally having to re-perform the "Get Services"=20=
function on Bluetooth Setup.
=46rom there, it's just a matter of setting up a work-site in Owner =
and in Internet Setup. Info on what modem script to set up and how is=20
out there on the list and on the Wiki (I think).
I'm also happy to IM-chat to help, if you like.
> After a lot of fiddling with this combination, and the Ambicom CF
> Bluetooth card (purple antenna), I am sorry to report this is a bust.
> First of all there is some kind of pairing issue with this phone and
> Blunt. The Newton sees the phone fine, and SEEMS to pair fine, but
> when the connection attempt from the Newt to the phone occurs, somehow
> the phone has amnesia (although the Newton is still listed in "my
> devices"), and tries to pair again. On a couple of occasions I was
> able to enter the previously entered pairing keyword and succesfully
> get a connection, although this seems to be a fluke of some kind (ie
> it's not reliably repeatable).
> On those occasions where I paired from the Newt with a pass of 1234,
> and then used 1234 when I connected, I saw the exact same problem as
> with the T68i.
> As Eckhart described it to me, this seems to be related to "PPP echo
> packets" which NIE insists on using, and the SE cells don't seem to
> like. This causes a disconnection of sorts, which results is Newton
> error and problems.
> This is consistent with what I see on my my PBG4 Ti 867, although
> under OSX I can uncheck the "send PPP echo packets" option and then it
> stays connected reliably...
> So, this seems like a good job for Daniel Padilla! Daniel! Help
> Perhaps you can somehow patch NIE so that it simply skips the sending
> of the echo packet, and goes right to the positive result code? Sort =
> a way to turn off this PPP echo packet feature, which is a problem in
> this case?
> A boy can dream...
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