[CentOS] Can't start pand -- is the problem in /etc/rc.d/init.d/pand?

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Nov 20 22:59:00 UTC 2008


Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I have been stepping into pand.  There is nothing I can find on this 
> list about getting pand working.  There are some instructions on 
> wifi.bluez.org that seem to be redhatish, but....
>
> I have edited /etc/sysconfig/pand:
>
> PANDARGS='--listen --role GN --master'
>
>
> I have created a /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-bnep0:
>
> DEVICE=bnep0
> BOOTPROTO=none
> ONBOOT=no
> IPADDR=192.168.201.101
> NETMASK=255.255.255.0
>
>
> I run:  service pand start
>
> nothing happens.
>
> I look at:  /etc/rc.d/init.d/pand  and see:
>
>        [ -x /etc/bluetooth/pan/system-up ] && 
> /etc/bluetooth/pan/system-up
>
> huh?  My system does not have an /etc/bluetooth/pan directory.  there 
> is a
>
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-bnep
>
> what am I missing here? 

So I decided to create an /etc/bluetooth/pan/dev-up file as I found at:  
http://ph.ubuntuforums.com/showthread.php?t=598890

#!/bin/bash
ifup bnep0

Still nothing.  pand is not starting and there are no messages in 
/var/log/messages




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