Bluetooth issues after March update

Suggest to delete the config.
sudo rm -R /var/lib/bluetooth/*
than reboot

osmc@HTPC:~$ sudo rm -R /var/lib/bluetooth/*
rm: cannot remove ‘/var/lib/bluetooth/*’: No such file or directory

This is odd.
Whats sudo ls /var/lib/ giving.

osmc@HTPC:~$ sudo ls /var/lib/
apt connman dbus dpkg misc ntp polkit-1 samba sudo ucf
bluetooth containerd docker git nfs pam python sonarr systemd

Ok, so it should work, maybe the * confused it.

Try sudo rm -R /var/lib/bluetooth

Yep. Let me reboot and retry

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seemed more promising but not paired still I think

actually seems to have got it perhaps

Attempting to connect to C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 Connected: yes
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 UUIDs: 00001124-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 UUIDs: 00001801-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 UUIDs: 830a5548-5c66-23bd-0949-c0040000227e
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 ServicesResolved: yes
Connection successful
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 ServicesResolved: no
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 Connected: no
[CHG] Device E4:17:D8:B3:62:7C LegacyPairing: yes
[NEW] Device 64:30:FA:9A:D5:2F 64-30-FA-9A-D5-2F
[CHG] Device 64:30:FA:9A:D5:2F Name: [LG] webOS TV OLED55B7V
[CHG] Device 64:30:FA:9A:D5:2F Alias: [LG] webOS TV OLED55B7V
[bluetooth]# pair C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Attempting to pair with C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Failed to pair: org.bluez.Error.AlreadyExists
[bluetooth]# connect C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Attempting to connect to C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 Connected: yes
Connection successful
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 ServicesResolved: yes
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 ServicesResolved: no
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 Connected: no
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 Connected: yes
[Harmony Keyboard]# trust C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Changing C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 trust succeeded

Looks good, what is info C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 give now?

[Harmony Keyboard]# info C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Name: Harmony Keyboard
Alias: Harmony Keyboard
Class: 0x000100
Icon: computer
Paired: yes
Trusted: yes
Blocked: no
Connected: yes
LegacyPairing: no
UUID: Human Interface Device… (00001124-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: Generic Attribute Profile (00001801-0000-1000-8000-00805f9b34fb)
UUID: Vendor specific (830a5548-5c66-23bd-0949-c0040000227e)

Looks all good.

and it works fine using the mobile app but the remote has the functions greyed out and requests me to pair device using Harmony app :confused:

do I need to change the default remote type via myosmc too?

No, that area is only for IR remotes.
I don’t have a Harmony so can not comment further. Guess have to wait for one of the other boys to comment.

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@chillbo is your man. But I’m guessing to pair from Harmony to Vero, in bluetoothctl remove the Harmony, type discoverable on then do whatever they suggest from the Harmony app.

Tried again and it fails on ‘connect’

[bluetooth]# pair C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Attempting to pair with C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 Connected: yes
[Harmony Keyboard]# trust C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 Trusted: yes
Changing C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 trust succeeded
[Harmony Keyboard]# connect C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Attempting to connect to C8:DB:26:03:89:E1
Failed to pair: org.bluez.Error.AuthenticationFailed
[CHG] Device C8:DB:26:03:89:E1 ServicesResolved: yes
Failed to connect: org.bluez.Error.Failed

Tried Harmony app on different phone to see if it was BT on mine at fault but same

It looks like you are still initiating the pairing/connection from Vero.

I think this means put Vero in discoverable mode and do the pairing from Harmony to Vero.

I don’t have a Harmony remote so can’t really help with how it’s done. You can still leave bluetoothctl running to see messages but don’t issue any commands to it after the discoverable on command and discoverable off when (if) you establish a connection.

I think you may have to still issue a trust command in bluetoothctl so that Vero trusts Harmony in addition to Harmony trusting Vero.

@chillbo tells me his ‘just works’ with no faff but he may have a different Harmony model.

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yeah,mine used to work np but since a reinstall it’s being a pita
will have another go

@grahamh, I’ve got a Harmony hub which is AFAIK the only Harmony which supports BT connections.

The user’s issues won’t be related to the report in March because we fixed that issue.