BLUETOOTHD(8) System management commands BLUETOOTHD(8)

NAME bluetoothd - Bluetooth daemon

SYNOPSIS bluetoothd [ -n ]

DESCRIPTION This manual page documents briefly the bluetoothd daemon, which manages all the Bluetooth devices. bluetoothd itself does not accept many com- mand-line options, as most of its configuration is done in the /etc/bluetooth/main.conf file, which has its own man page. bluetoothd can also provide a number of services via the D-Bus message bus system.

OPTIONS -n Dont run as daemon in background.

-d Enable debug information output.

-m mtu-size Use specific MTU size for SDP server.

FILES /etc/bluetooth/main.conf Default location of the global configuration file.

/var/lib/bluetooth/nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn/linkkeys Default location for link keys of paired devices. The directory nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn is the address of the local device. The file is line separated, with the following columns separated by whitespace:

nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn Remote device address.

nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn Link key.

n Link type integer.

/var/lib/bluetooth/nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn/names Default location for the device name cache. The directory nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn is the address of the local device. The file is line separated, with the following columns separated by whitespace:

nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn Remote device address.

name Remote device name, terminated with newline.

/var/lib/bluetooth/nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn/features Default location for the features cache. The directory nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn is the address of the local device. The file is line separated, with the following columns separated by whitespace:

nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn Remote device address.

nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn Remote device LMP features coded as an 8 byte bitfield.

/var/lib/bluetooth/nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn/manufacturers Default location for the manufacturers cache. The directory nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn is the address of the local device. The file is line separated, with the following columns separated by whitespace:

nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn Remote device address.

n Remote device manufacturer integer.

n Remote device LMP version integer.

n Remote device LMP sub-version integer.

AUTHOR This manual page was written by Marcel Holtmann, Philipp Matthias Hahn and Fredrik Noring.

Bluetooth daemon March 2004 BLUETOOTHD(8)