[maemo-users] HP iPAQ BT keyboard

From: randall.arnold at nokia.com randall.arnold at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jul 2 21:51:15 EEST 2007
I encountered that error a few times too... Sorry, I forgot to mention
that.  Sounds like our experiences are identical-- I just hope you get
the best of it like I did.

Randall (Randy) Arnold
Quality Feedback Analyst

>-----Original Message-----
>From: maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org 
>[mailto:maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org] On Behalf Of ext Willie McKemie
>Sent: Monday, July 02, 2007 2:00 PM
>To: maemo-users at maemo.org
>Subject: Re: HP iPAQ BT keyboard
>On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 01:08:34PM -0500, 
>randall.arnold at nokia.com wrote:
>> I encountered the same problem with my Nokia bt keyboard and 
>the N800.
>> Took something like 20 tries to get past the authentication, 
>but I was 
>> eventually successful.  Note that I only used 4 characters of my own 
>> choosing.  Definitely seemed to be a timing issue.
>Thanks for the comments.  After reading them, I discovered 
>that I could specify a "passcode".  I tried again, this time 
>with a "passcode" of
>9999 to make the typing go faster.  Now, instead of 
>"Authentication failed", I get "Device resources exceeded".  
>Also tried a single digit passcode of "9".  It now seems 
>random whether I get "resources exceeded" or "Authentication failed".
>Come on, someone out there, either there is something I don't 
>understand about BT "pairing" or there is a bug.  Someone tell me!
>> >
>> >I haven't been able to "pair" the subject keyboard with my 
>800.  I'm 
>> >pretty sure it's just cockpit error.  Can someone tell my what I'm 
>> >doing wrong?
>> >
>> >The 800 searches for and finds the "BT-foldableKB".  I select that 
>> >device and it the 800 assigns a "passcode".  I then touch "OK" and 
>> >then type in the four digit pass code plus <return> as fast 
>as I can.
>> >Invariably, I get "Pairing failed Authentication failed Try 
>> >usually before I've finished typing the five key sequence.  And 
>> >again.
>> >And again.....
>Willie, ONWARD!  Through the fog!
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