I found a link that you might find useful https://communities.intel.com/message/273164#273164 . It discusses several workarounds needed to communicate with your Edison using an Android application. Also take a look at https://communities.intel.com/docs/DOC-23618 , it has information that you could find useful. Also, if you take a look at section 6 it states that SPP will be validated in Release 2.
Sorry to hijack this thread, but I'm also interested in using the SPP feature with the Edison's built in bluetooth module.
I've just read the Intel® Edison Bluetooth Guide and saw the note on Release 2.
Is this release currently available ? If so, how can I upgrade ?
If not, is there an estimated date for Release 2 ?
(I see the guide has been published on the 19th of December but I'm not sure where to check for updates on Release 2)
I have been looking for that as well. It was supposed to have been released in December. Hoping it gets released before the end of January.
I'll look at the other resources posted and see what I can do.
The new release will be released very soon, however there is still no ETA; an announcement will be made in the community when available.
1. This seems like a good place to post this wrt: Edison serial BT connection, but I may start a new thread depending on what happens next.
2. The new Feb 15 2015 v2 Bluetooth guide is here (link) Intel® Edison Boards and Compute Modules — Intel® Edison Bluetooth User Guide or http://www.intel.com/support/edison/sb/CS-035381.htm (hope that works, should see hyperlink and a raw link, this text box tries to convert the raw link)
3. The SPP profile guide is in there, but with some gaps. The biggest gap (for me so far) is on p. 46:
"Using the test-profile python script in the BlueZ test folder, it is possible to get at the application layer of the RFCOMM socket file. The same file is modified a little bit to loopback received data to receive on the other side to verify SPP, and this file is renamed SPP-loopback.py. Download this file and copy the script into your Intel® Edison device. Find the changes in the test-profile.py file, make the necessary changes, and push the SPP_loopback.py file into your Intel® Edison device. using scp."
4. You can pretty much figure out where the BlueZ code is coming from by looking elsewhere in the Intel document, for example the link on p.30 : http://git.kernel.org/cgit/bluetooth/bluez.git/tree/attrib. Back up from there to this: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/bluetooth/bluez.git/tree/test/test-profile
(hah, figured out if you hover over an auto-converted link you can convert it back to raw again)
5. I dont see anything obvious in changelogs http://git.kernel.org/cgit/bluetooth/bluez.git/log/test/test-profile?showmsg=1 or
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/bluetooth/bluez.git/log/testhttp://git.kernel.org/cgit/bluetooth/bluez.git/log/test/test-profile?showmsg=1 that could affect for example a change from when the Intel document was written to what I see now. Maybe this checkin from Johan Hedberg is relevant but without knowing if we are even close, I cant tell: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/bluetooth/bluez.git/commit/test/test-profile?id=fe57c2641aebfdc0aec7aa53c1254834cd0ba256
6 Anyone know or can you guess what "The same file is modified a little bit to loopback received data" and "Find the changes in the test-profile.py file, make the necessary changes" could mean?
... and Peter/Jorge have posted the Python file and are updating the BT guide. See the new thread.