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BTHIDD(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		     BTHIDD(8)

NAME
     bthidd -- Bluetooth HID daemon

SYNOPSIS
     bthidd -h
     bthidd [-a	BD_ADDR] [-c file] [-H file] [-p file] [-t val]

DESCRIPTION
     The bthidd	daemon handles remote Bluetooth	HID devices.

     The options are as	follows:

     -a	BD_ADDR
	     Specify the local address to listen on.  By default, the server
	     will listen on ANY	address.  The address can be specified as
	     BD_ADDR or	name.  If a name was specified,	the bthidd daemon will
	     attempt to	resolve	the name via bt_gethostbyname(3).

     -c	file
	     Specify path to the configuration file.  The default path is
	     /etc/bluetooth/bthidd.conf.

     -d	     Do	not detach from	the controlling	terminal, i.e.,	run in fore-
	     ground.

     -H	file
	     Specify path to the known HIDs file.  The default path is
	     /var/db/bthidd.hids.

     -h	     Display usage message and exit.

     -p	file
	     Specify path to the PID file.  The	default	path is
	     /var/run/bthidd.pid.

     -t	val  Specify client rescan interval in seconds.	 The bthidd daemon
	     will periodically scan for	newly configured Bluetooth HID devices
	     or	disconnected ``passive'' Bluetooth HID devices and will
	     attempt to	establish an outgoing connection.  The default rescan
	     interval is 10 seconds.

CAVEATS
     Any Bluetooth HID device that has HUP_KEYBOARD or HUP_CONSUMER entries in
     its descriptor is considered as ``keyboard''.  For	each ``keyboard''
     Bluetooth HID device, the bthidd daemon will use a	separate instance of
     the virtual keyboard interface vkbd(4).  Therefore	the kbdmux(4) driver
     must be used to properly multiplex	input from multiple keyboards.

KNOWN LIMITATIONS
     The bthidd	daemon currently does not handle key auto repeat and double
     click mouse events.  Those	events work under X(7) just fine, but not in
     text console.

     This manual page needs more work.	A manual page documenting the format
     of	the /etc/bluetooth/bthidd.conf configuration file is needed as well.

FILES
     /etc/bluetooth/bthidd.conf
     /var/db/bthidd.hids
     /var/run/bthidd.pid

SEE ALSO
     kbdmux(4),	vkbd(4), bthidcontrol(8)

AUTHORS
     Maksim Yevmenkin <m_evmenkin@yahoo.com>

FreeBSD	9.3		       September 7, 2006		   FreeBSD 9.3

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