D800 Bluetooth

Aristotelis Mikropoulos amikrop at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 12:15:22 CDT 2008


I checked and I found out that the device is there. So, it must be something
else.

PS: Thanks for the fast response.

On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 6:04 PM, Michael Simpson <mikie.simpson at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 4/8/08, Aristotelis Mikropoulos <amikrop at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Greetings.
> >
> > I use Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon on a Dell Latitude D800. The problem is
> that
> > I can't use bluetooth.
> > When I enter BIOS I can see "Onboard Bluetooth: Not Installed" but there
> is
> > no option to enable it.
> > I haven't found any switch or key combination to turn bluetooth on,
> neither
> > have I managed to enable
> > it through some software application. Can you help me, please? Is it a
> > firmware issue? UNIX tools
> > as hdd don't even recognize the onboard bluetooth, so I think its
> hardware
> > device is disabled.
> > Any help would be really appreciated. Thanks a lot, in advance.
> >
>
> Hi there
>
> It might not be installed judging that your bios is stating that it
> isn't installed.
> Wonderful thing about Dell laptops is that you can have a peek without
> needing to be an octopus to put them back together again.
>
> Check out if you have the actual hardware in place:
>
> <
> http://support.euro.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd800/sm_en/blue.htm#1000550
> >
>
> hth
>
> mike
>



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