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(Solved) Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:50 pm

Can you please help me out with Bluetooth? I am having the same issue than you were at the beginning of this thread, I am using Linux 18.1 Cinamon and am new at it. Before I was using Linux in a USB Flash, and bluetooth was working well as everything else, now I made a clean install and everything works well except that.

Here is the information on terminal:

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[    1.134182] acpi PNP0A08:00: [Firmware Info]: MMCONFIG for domain 0000 [bus 00-3f] only partially covers this bridge
[    3.072098] [Firmware Bug]: battery: (dis)charge rate invalid.
[   12.165350] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22
[   12.165379] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized
[   12.165384] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized
[   12.165387] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized
[   12.165397] Bluetooth: SCO socket layer initialized
[   12.206639] Bluetooth: HCI UART driver ver 2.3
[   12.206643] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol H4 registered
[   12.206644] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol BCSP registered
[   12.206671] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol LL registered
[   12.206673] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol ATH3K registered
[   12.206674] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol Three-wire (H5) registered
[   12.206734] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol Intel registered
[   12.206761] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol Broadcom registered
[   12.206762] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol QCA registered
[   12.206763] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol AG6XX registered
[   12.206764] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol Marvell registered
[   13.011538] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: chip id 70
[   13.012544] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: features 0x06
[   13.028555] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM43142A
[   13.028561] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM (001.001.011) build 0000
[   15.132047] Bluetooth: hci0 command 0x213c tx timeout
[   17.882606] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
[   17.882609] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
[   17.882616] Bluetooth: BNEP socket layer initialized
[   23.260238] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Patch command 213c failed (-110)
[   25.276592] Bluetooth: hci0 command 0x0c03 tx timeout
[   33.499831] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Reset failed (-110)
[   35.516147] Bluetooth: hci0 command 0x0c03 tx timeout
[   43.738861] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Reset failed (-110)
I have done everything that says here, turn off the computer and when I turned it on, now the computer does not recognize a Bluetooth installed in the PC.

Thanks
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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by JeremyB » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:05 pm

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lsusb
That firmware can not be used in just any chipset unfortunately

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:32 pm

Here is the information you requested.

us 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0a5c:216c Broadcom Corp. BCM43142A0 Bluetooth Device
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1a40:0101 Terminus Technology Inc. Hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04f2:b40e Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd HP Truevision HD camera
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 248a:8367
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Thanks,

RD

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by JeremyB » Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:01 pm

Try the following then shutdown the computer then boot

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wget https://www.dropbox.com/s/r6q9zt59darq80n/BCM43142A0-0a5c-216c.hcd
sudo cp BCM43142A0-0a5c-216c.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM.hcd

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:14 pm

That didn't work either, I have unistalled bluberry and installed blueman before I wrote the post.
The bluetooth Icon now does not show up in the task bar, but I have to open it from the menu-Bluetooth Administrator, but blueman does not show any options. It's like it have been disabled.

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by JeremyB » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:24 pm

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rfkill list; dmesg | egrep -i 'blue|firm'

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:27 pm

0: phy0: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no
1: brcmwl-0: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no
2: hci0: Bluetooth
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no
[ 1.138168] acpi PNP0A08:00: [Firmware Info]: MMCONFIG for domain 0000 [bus 00-3f] only partially covers this bridge
[ 3.080248] [Firmware Bug]: battery: (dis)charge rate invalid.
[ 12.368866] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22
[ 12.368895] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized
[ 12.368900] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized
[ 12.368904] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized
[ 12.368913] Bluetooth: SCO socket layer initialized
[ 12.394231] Bluetooth: HCI UART driver ver 2.3
[ 12.394235] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol H4 registered
[ 12.394237] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol BCSP registered
[ 12.394273] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol LL registered
[ 12.394274] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol ATH3K registered
[ 12.394275] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol Three-wire (H5) registered
[ 12.394335] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol Intel registered
[ 12.394362] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol Broadcom registered
[ 12.394363] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol QCA registered
[ 12.394365] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol AG6XX registered
[ 12.394366] Bluetooth: HCI UART protocol Marvell registered
[ 13.098090] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: chip id 70
[ 13.099094] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: features 0x06
[ 13.115100] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM43142A
[ 13.115106] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM (001.001.011) build 0000
[ 15.228053] Bluetooth: hci0 command 0x213c tx timeout
[ 18.576683] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
[ 18.576686] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
[ 18.576692] Bluetooth: BNEP socket layer initialized
[ 23.260035] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Patch command 213c failed (-110)
[ 25.276046] Bluetooth: hci0 command 0x0c03 tx timeout
[ 33.502999] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Reset failed (-110)
[ 35.520769] Bluetooth: hci0 command 0x0c03 tx timeout
[ 43.750349] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Reset failed (-110)

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by JeremyB » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:55 pm

I would use the Linux Mint Update Manager/View/Linux kernel to install the newest 4.13 kernel and then reboot

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:20 pm

I have already upgraded it; attached I am sending the information of the system I am using.

On the other hand, when I try to access to blueman, it says "Turn off the Bluetooth-It's necessary to turn on the Bluetooth adapter for the Bluetooth Administrator to work"

Thanks,

RD
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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:49 am

Do you think a USB dongle can solve the problem? I have a wireless keyboard that I want to use with my computer and it only gets connected through bluetooth.

Thanks,

RD

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:42 am

A dongle might work but see http://askubuntu.com/a/632348/300665 as it is a guide on how to make firmware from a windows driver, search the windows inf for 216c

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:41 am

Thanks for your answer, however how should I know what driver should I install? or what my device is?
When I bought my computer in 2015, it came with win8.

Thanks,

RD

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:15 am

There is a full list of BCM on the page you sent me, but I do not know which one would work in my case:
Attached is the full list:
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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:24 am

Find the bcbtums-win8x86-brcm.inf file and search if for 216c and you should find a [RAMUSB216C.CopyList] and that will have the name of the hcd file below it

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:41 am

Seems like a lot of effort... I have all the drivers from windows in a back up, but I do not know if they could be installed somehow in linux. Also I do not know specifically which driver is from the bluetooth as all are named SP...
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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:48 am

You could try

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cd /lib/firmware/brcm
sudo wget https://github.com/winterheart/broadcom-bt-firmware/blob/master/brcm/BCM43142A0-0a5c-216c.hcd
sudo cp BCM43142A0-0a5c-216c.hcd BCM.hcd
Reboot and see if that works

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:19 pm

Tried that, but when I open blueman it's like it does not recognize anything or it has been deactivated.
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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:23 pm

Here are all the files in the BRCM file
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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:42 pm

Somehow it downloaded as html

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cd /lib/firmware/brcm
sudo wget https://github.com/winterheart/broadcom-bt-firmware/raw/master/brcm/BCM43142A0-0a5c-216c.hcd
sudo cp BCM43142A0-0a5c-216c.hcd BCM.hcd
Reboot

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Re: Please help with Bluetooth

Post by toolrick » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:37 pm

Thanks, that did not work either. I think I will just stay away from using the bluetooth.

Sincerely,

RD.

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