hciconfig(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

hciconfig - configure Bluetooth devices  

SYNOPSIS

hciconfig -h
hciconfig [-a]
hciconfig [-a] <hciX> [command [command parameters]]

 

DESCRIPTION

hciconfig is used to configure Bluetooth devices. <hciX> is the name of a Bluetooth device installed in the system. If <hciX> is not given, hciconfig prints name and basic information about all the Bluetooth devices installed in the system. If <hciX> is given but no command is given, it prints basic information on device <hciX> only. Basic information is interface type, BD address, ACL MTU, SCO MTU, flags (up, init, running, raw, page scan enabled, inquiry scan enabled, inquiry, authentication enabled, encryption enabled).  

OPTIONS

-h
Gives a list of possible commands
-a
Other than the basic info, print features, packet type, link policy, link mode, name, class, version.
 

COMMANDS

up
Open and initialize HCI device
down
Close HCI device
reset
Reset HCI device
rstat
Reset statistic counters
auth
Enable authentication
noauth
Disable authentication
encrypt
Enable encryption
noencrypt
Disable encryption
piscan
Enable page and inquiry scan
noscan
Disable page and inquiry scan
iscan
Enable inquiry scan, disable page scan
pscan
Enable page scan, disable inquiry scan
ptype [type]
With no type , displays the current packet types. Otherwise, all the packet types specified by type are set. type is a comma-separated list of packet types, where the possible packet types are DM1, DM3, DM5, DH1, DH3, DH5, HV1, HV2, HV3.
name [name]
With no name, prints local name. Otherwise, sets local name to name.
class [class]
With no class, prints class of device. Otherwise, sets class of device to class. class is a 24-bit hex number describing the class of device, as specified in section 1.2 of the Bluetooth Assigned Numers document.
voice [voice]
With no voice, prints voice setting. Otherwise, sets voice setting to voice. voice is a 16-bit hex number describing the voice setting.
iac [iac]
With no iac, prints the current IAC setting. Otherwise, sets the IAC to iac.
inqmode [mode]
With no mode, prints out the current inquiry mode. Otherwise, sets inquiry mode to mode.
inqparms [win:int]
With no win:int, prints inquiry scan window and interval. Otherwise, sets inquiry scan window to win slots and inquiry scan interval to int slots.
pageparms [win:int]
With no win:int, prints page scan window and interval. Otherwise, sets page scan window to win slots and page scan interval to int slots.
pageto [to]
With no to, prints page timeout. Otherwise, sets page timeout to to slots.
afhmode [mode]
With no mode, prints out the current AFH mode. Otherwise, sets AFH mode to mode.
aclmtu <mtu:pkt>
Sets ACL MTU to to mtu bytes and ACL buffer size to pkt packets.
scomtu <mtu:pkt>
Sets SCO MTU to to mtu bytes and SCO buffer size to pkt packets.
features
Display device features
version
Display version information
revision
Display revision information
lm [mode]
With no mode , prints link mode. MASTER or SLAVE mean, respectively, to ask to become master or to remain slave when a connection request comes in. The additional keyword ACCEPT means that baseband connections will be accepted even if there are no listening AF_BLUETOOTH sockets. mode is NONE or a comma-separated list of keywords, where possible keywords are MASTER and ACCEPT . NONE sets link policy to the default behaviour of remaining slave and not accepting baseband connections when there are no listening AF_BLUETOOTH sockets. If MASTER is present, the device will ask to become master if a connection request comes in. If ACCEPT is present, the device will accept baseband connections even when there are no listening AF_BLUETOOTH sockets
 

AUTHORS

Written by Maxim Krasnyansky <maxk@qualcomm.com>

man page by Fabrizio Gennari <fabrizio.gennari@philips.com>