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I'm having issues with the Bluetooth connection between my PC and Earphones. When I try connect them, it keeps asking me a PIN code that I never had to use before. And when it (rarely) connects, the connection suddenly closes again after some seconds.

  • earphones are working perfectly with other devices
  • my bluetooth adapter works fine with other devices too

I guess it's something related to kernel with the latest Bluetooth security fixes. Can you guys help me? Here are some logs and also a patch that could possibly fix the problem, according with I have searched:

Also how can I apply this patch in the kernel?
Thanks and sorry for the bad english

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xportox created this task.Dec 5 2020, 8:39 PM

So have the earphones worked with Solus at some point?

yes, it does work with another Solus installation at my job's laptop and used to work on mine :(

If I understand correctly the patch is already in the kernel since 5.0

My bad, didn't pay attention to this..

I did a test with my other installation (5.6.19-158) and my earphones are working perfectly. The problem seen to happen in 5.6.19-159 only.

How can I downgrade to 5.6.19-158 or revert those patches applied to current kernel?

What make/model are your earphones?

@xportox with 159 the kernel got a CVE fix backported, so most likely this is the issue for you

JoshStrobl triaged this task as Needs More Info priority.Jan 10 2021, 5:28 PM
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This should be tested against the latest 5.10.x kernel release at this point, as there has been countless updates to bluetooth since then.