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ASund3
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Cannot type after bluetoothctl

I was trying to Automatically pair the device as described here now I'm unable to scan or switch on the discoverable mode on because I cannot type anything after typing Bluetoothctl. The only way to exit out from # bluetoothctl is by pressing (Ctrl + Z). I dont know what the problem is. Any help?

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Allan_J_Intel1
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Please post your inquiry here:

Allan.

Pedro_M_Intel
Employee
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Hello Ash91,

Are you not able to enter any command on the bluetoothctl environment? Or are you just not able to close the environment without Ctrl+Z?

In case it is the former, then it looks like there might be something wrong with your board's OS, so I'd suggest you to use Flash Tool Lite to flash the latest image. You can find Flash Tool Lite, a guide on how to use Flash Tool Lite and the latest image in https://software.intel.com/en-us/iot/hardware/edison/downloads Intel® Edison Downloads.

In case it is the latter, then you can close the bluetoothctl environment with the command "exit", I've updated the document to add this note.

Let us know which one was it

Peter.

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