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HCIATTACH(8)              Linux System Administration             HCIATTACH(8)



NAME
       hciattach - attach serial devices via UART HCI to BlueZ stack

SYNOPSIS
       hciattach [-n] [-p] [-t timeout] tty type|id speed flow

DESCRIPTION
       Hciattach is used to attach a serial UART to the Bluetooth stack as HCI
       transport interface.

OPTIONS
       -n     Don't detach from controlling terminal.

       -p     Print the PID when detaching.

       -t timeout
              Specify an initialization timeout.  (Default is 5 seconds.)

       tty    This specifies the serial device to attach. A leading  /dev  can
              be omitted. Examples: /dev/ttyS1 ttyS2

       type|id
              The  type  or id of the Bluetooth device that is to be attached,
              i.e. vendor or other device specific identifier. Currently  sup-
              ported types are

              type   description

              any    Unspecified   HCI_UART   interface,  no  vendor  specific
                     options

              ericsson
                     Ericsson based modules

              digi   Digianswer based cards

              xircom Xircom PCMCIA cards: Credit Card Adapter  and  Real  Port
                     Adapter

              csr    CSR  Casira  serial  adapter  or BrainBoxes serial dongle
                     (BL642)

              bboxes BrainBoxes PCMCIA card (BL620)

              swave  Silicon Wave kits

              bcsp   Serial adapters using CSR chips with BCSP serial protocol

       Supported IDs are (manufacturer id, product id)

              0x0105, 0x080a
                     Xircom PCMCIA cards: Credit Card Adapter  and  Real  Port
                     Adapter

              0x0160, 0x0002
                     BrainBoxes PCMCIA card (BL620)


       speed  The speed specifies the UART speed to use. Baudrates higher than
              115.200bps require vendor specific initializations that are  not
              implemented  for  all types of devices. In general the following
              speeds are supported:

              9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 230400, 460800, 921600

              Supported vendor devices are automatically initialised to  their
              respective best settings.

       flow   If  the  keyword  flow  is  appended to the list of options then
              hardware flow control is forced on the serial link ( CRTSCTS  ).
              All  above  mentioned  device types have flow set by default. To
              force no flow control use noflow instead.


AUTHORS
       Written by Maxim Krasnyansky <maxkATqualcomm.com>

       Manual page by Nils Faerber <nilsATkernelconcepts.de>



BlueZ                             Jan 22 2002                     HCIATTACH(8)