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Bug#464501: marked as done (eSCO support breaks (SCO?) headsets)

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 08:27:07PM +0000, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> There's not much point in leaving the bug open, then.

This bug report has evolved a lot since it was opened, as it accumulated
lots of (possibly unrelated) "my headset does not work" reports.  (Good
luck following up on those.)

Its current purpose is to track a specific regression, introduced with
eSCO support in b6a0dc82.  Namely, the kernel will always attempt to
establish an eSCO connection if the Bluetooth adapter supports it,
regardless of any support from the device itself.  This is a problem for
those of us who are using a cheap old headset with a not-so-old
Bluetooth adapter.

(To answer your previous question, this is still present in 2.6.26.  I
haven't had the time to try .27 yet.)

Ideally, the kernel would be smart enough to try eSCO only if the
adapter and device support it.  Or, at the very least, fall back to SCO
if eSCO doesn't work.

I'll let you determine whether you prefer to reopen this report, or
clone it beforehand.  (In the latter case, feel free to use me as its

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