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Old 08-01-2010, 11:18 PM
JD
 
Default Blue Tooth Mouse loses connection after some idle time

Is there a way to prevent linux from disconnecting from bluetooth
mouse after some idle time?
System -> Preferences -> Bluetooth
System -> Preferences -> Mouse
have no settings for such behavior.
Also, System -> Preferences -> ScreenSaver is not configured to
hibernate or put anything to sleep after idle time.
Could this be a feature built-in to the blurtooth mouse itself?

The mouse is generic, unbranded, made in China.
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Old 08-02-2010, 01:13 AM
Robert Nichols
 
Default Blue Tooth Mouse loses connection after some idle time

On 08/01/2010 06:18 PM, JD wrote:
> Is there a way to prevent linux from disconnecting from bluetooth
> mouse after some idle time?
> System -> Preferences -> Bluetooth
> System -> Preferences -> Mouse
> have no settings for such behavior.
> Also, System -> Preferences -> ScreenSaver is not configured to
> hibernate or put anything to sleep after idle time.
> Could this be a feature built-in to the blurtooth mouse itself?

Most likely it's due to a power saving feature in the kernel.
See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570291
There are some workarounds in comments 13 and 28.

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Old 08-02-2010, 01:42 AM
JD
 
Default Blue Tooth Mouse loses connection after some idle time

On 08/01/2010 06:13 PM, Robert Nichols wrote:
>
> Most likely it's due to a power saving feature in the kernel.
> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570291
> There are some workarounds in comments 13 and 28.
Yes!!! Thanks!!
I created the scripts as in comment 28 of that page and all is well.
P.S: I am running vanilla 2.6.34.1 from kernel.org.
Seems the bug is still there. Perhaps it will be addressed
in 2.6.35 release.

Cheers,

JD
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Old 08-02-2010, 04:00 AM
Robert Nichols
 
Default Blue Tooth Mouse loses connection after some idle time

On 08/01/2010 08:42 PM, JD wrote:
> On 08/01/2010 06:13 PM, Robert Nichols wrote:
>>
>> Most likely it's due to a power saving feature in the kernel.
>> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570291
>> There are some workarounds in comments 13 and 28.
> Yes!!! Thanks!!
> I created the scripts as in comment 28 of that page and all is well.
> P.S: I am running vanilla 2.6.34.1 from kernel.org.
> Seems the bug is still there. Perhaps it will be addressed
> in 2.6.35 release.

Don't hold your breath. The problem has been around since 2.6.32
with little sign of action.

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Old 08-02-2010, 05:57 AM
JD
 
Default Blue Tooth Mouse loses connection after some idle time

On 08/01/2010 09:00 PM, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 08/01/2010 08:42 PM, JD wrote:
>> On 08/01/2010 06:13 PM, Robert Nichols wrote:
>>> Most likely it's due to a power saving feature in the kernel.
>>> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570291
>>> There are some workarounds in comments 13 and 28.
>> Yes!!! Thanks!!
>> I created the scripts as in comment 28 of that page and all is well.
>> P.S: I am running vanilla 2.6.34.1 from kernel.org.
>> Seems the bug is still there. Perhaps it will be addressed
>> in 2.6.35 release.
> Don't hold your breath. The problem has been around since 2.6.32
> with little sign of action.
>
Well, must be either a super tough problem,
or very low on the totem pole of bugs

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