Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 13th Oct 2005 22:08 UTC
Internet & Networking We will try to get a GPRS internet connection using Linux-based phones as modems and route the connection to Mac OS X via Bluetooth. This guide is for Mac OS X, the US Cingular GPRS service only (other providers might work out of the box with the phone, others might not at all -- you never know with GPRS) and any of the Linux-based Motorola smartphones like the A760, A780, E680/i etc (they are all identical regarding their 'modem' functionality).
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RE: What about the other way around?
by on Fri 14th Oct 2005 08:22 UTC

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It should be possible although it'll be a bit of hardwork.

Once you have some sort of ethernet forwarding over BT from the freeBSD box (Bluetooth PAN Protocol implementation as an example). You'll need a client side bluetooth application running on the Linux phone, this would have to route the ethernet packets via the phone's built in subsystem.

I'm not huge on the linux phones, would you need to recompile the kernel to do this ? Surely there could be some way to do it without the re-compliation ?

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