[pulseaudio-discuss] bluetooth headset audio not supported by ofono

Arun Raghavan arun at accosted.net
Mon Feb 9 01:55:51 PST 2015

On 9 February 2015 at 14:54, Georg Chini <georg at chini.tk> wrote:
> On 09.02.2015 10:16, Arun Raghavan wrote:
>> On 9 February 2015 at 14:29, Georg Chini <georg at chini.tk> wrote:
>>> On 09.02.2015 09:28, Arun Raghavan wrote:
>> If you mean that we need to do AT command handling, we now already do
>> a bit of that in PA (we couldn't really agree upon any other place for
>> that once BlueZ dropped it). Is there much we need to support other
>> than volume commands?
>> Assuming it's not too much more complex than the HSP support, we
>> should be able to manage that just fine by extending the native
>> backend.
> For audio you probably won't need much more. But if you do not
> support the telephony functions, you are in the same situation as
> ofono is with the AG role. Here ofono supports the AT commands,
> but no audio, and what use is a headset without audio?
> And if you support audio for a phone but not the telephony functions,
> what is phone audio good for where you can't make or receive a call?

You can receive a call (you don't need the headset functions to accept
one), so we've had users using their computer, their Raspberry Pi, or
other devices for such use cases.

-- Arun

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