[maemo-developers] PC Suite communication

From: Jarmo.Tikka at nokia.com Jarmo.Tikka at nokia.com
Date: Wed Apr 14 12:18:55 EEST 2010

I do not know much about you actual question about obex etc.

I just wondered why you don't just setup USB/BT networking between Maemo device and host with Maemo PC Connectivity. After that you can use standard TCP/IP between host PC and device.



>Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 03:34:21 +0200
>From: Andr? H?nsel <andre at webkr.de>
>Subject: PC Suite communication
>To: <maemo-developers at maemo.org>
>Message-ID: <001901cadb72$9bc7fcd0$d357f670$@de>
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>Hi list,
>I am currently evaluating my chances to use the PC Suite connection to
>connect from an application running on the host to a daemon running on the
>N900. For this I'm having a look at e.g. syncd and in particular obexd.
>As far as I understand, when using bluetooth connection, the PC Suite
>application talks to one of the bluetooth COM ports. The virtual serial
>connection is somehow taken by BlueZ and forwarded to a socket of type
>PF_BLUETOOTH on which obexd listens and answers the connection. So far I
>don't understand how the Windows application instructs BlueZ to forward the
>data to a certain socket and not just to a virtual serial port. Apparently
>it's not an rfcomm connection since there is no rfcomm device and it doesn't
>show up in rfcomm output.
>As for the USB side I know even less. The data is probably transmitted using
>one of the "Wireless Communication Devices" (Nokia N900 USB Generic, Nokia
>N900 USB OBEX, Nokia N900 USB Phone Parent) and received by the g_nokia
>module, but how do they get to obexd?
>Can someone provide me with any information on these matters?

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