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Wi-Fi Bluetooth for Linux Forum Discussions

Dvergatal
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Hi all,
as i have recently asked a question about WIFI (all is working flawlessly) now i'm woundering about BT with this chip because it does support it and i am wondering is it being turned on with fmac driver?

BR
Piotr

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BragadeeshV
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Hi @Dvergatal ,

FMAC driver is only for controlling the WiFi part of the chip. For the bluetooth part, you need to use the HCI UART interface and connect your external host to the UART pins. You need to run your own stack such as BlueZ for BT bring up
https://community.cypress.com/t5/Resource-Library/Running-BlueZ-on-CY-Part/ta-p/246050

Regards,
Bragadeesh

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BragadeeshV
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Hi @Dvergatal ,

FMAC driver is only for controlling the WiFi part of the chip. For the bluetooth part, you need to use the HCI UART interface and connect your external host to the UART pins. You need to run your own stack such as BlueZ for BT bring up
https://community.cypress.com/t5/Resource-Library/Running-BlueZ-on-CY-Part/ta-p/246050

Regards,
Bragadeesh
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Dvergatal
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Hi @BragadeeshV ,

thx for quick reply. I will check the guide you gave me and we'll be in touch.

BR
Piotr

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