bluetooth 2.0 is extremely slow
mike at cchtml.com
Fri Mar 28 19:31:27 UTC 2008
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Subject: bluetooth 2.0 is extremely slow
From: Mike Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com>
To: Fedora List <fedora-list at redhat.com>
Date: 03/26/2008 08:24 PM
> Hi all,
> I've lived with slow transfer speeds long enough. Ever since I purchased
> an ASUS Bluetooth 2.0+EDR USB adapter it has always taken *minutes*
> instead of *seconds* to transfer files from my cell phone to my computer
> and vice versa.
> Fedora 8, latest updates.
> Nokia N95-1, latest firmware.
> Both are Bluetooth 2.0+EDR devices.
> It took *40 seconds* to transfer a 1 megabyte picture. I timed this with
> 'watch -n 1 date' for grins, so I can't give you nanosecond numbers, but
> even a rough estimate shows that transfer speeds are *abysmal* and need
> to be addressed. Ideally it should be taking less than 10 seconds to
> transfer the same image file on a true 2.0+EDR setup. I have two
> different computers with the same Asus adapter. Same speeds.
> I saw someone fixed this by forcing larger MTUs.
> Before modifying the OpenOBEX sources, I posted a message on their
> board, but I haven't heard anything yet. Does anyone have any experience
> with this?
I hate to bump, but if no one on this list has an idea, what would the
next best course of action be? fedora-devel? The OpenOBEX developers
seem to be non-responsive.
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