[pulseaudio-discuss] bluetooth headset found but not showing in pavucontrol

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Sep 29 15:25:15 PDT 2009

On Wed, 23.09.09 19:26, Peter Hurley (phurley at charter.net) wrote:

> >I'm assuming the "Profile 'a2dp' not valid or not supported by device."
> >at the top is the problem.  What can I do with/about that?
> Unfortunately, since your headset doesn't support a2dp, you're stuck
> with option #1:  finding out what's wrong creating a SCO connection
> in bluez.  You'll want the current bluez release (which is 4.53
> right now).  If you wait a couple of days, it will probably be a
> karmic package by then.  Then follow the directions from the earlier
> post.  You can post back here or over at the linux-bluetooth list
> with the logs if you're still having trouble then.

I'd recommend trying a different dongle. Especially ISSSC dongles turn
out to be problematic with current kernels.

Other than that please bring this up to the attention to the folks on
#udev and have a bluetoothd -nd output ready when this problem happens.


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