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0003882Kali Linux[All Projects] Kali Package Improvementpublic2018-02-21 10:05
Reporterkimocoder 
Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
StatusclosedResolutionsuspended 
Product Version2016.2 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0003882: Missing bluetooth firmware for several HP/Lenovo products w/BCM20702A1 chipset
Description[ 11.238099] bluetooth hci0: firmware: failed to load brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd (-2)
[ 11.238815] bluetooth hci0: Direct firmware load for brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd failed with error -2
[ 11.239520] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Patch brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd not found

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# I added the missing .hcd patch and extra notes tell something about steps
# to do (renaming file on newer kernels)
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Would appreciate to have this included in the feature. Thanks<3
Additional Information[ 11.238099] bluetooth hci0: firmware: failed to load brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd (-2)
[ 11.238815] bluetooth hci0: Direct firmware load for brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd failed with error -2
[ 11.239520] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Patch brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd not found

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### Found this is dmesg, so i ran:
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wget https://www.dropbox.com/s/p6h7ho21fct2pzb/fw-0a5c_21e6.hcd
sudo cp fw-0a5c_21e6.hcd /lib/firmware/
sudo cp fw-0a5c_21e6.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM43142A0-0a5c-21e6.hcd
sudo modprobe -r btusb
sudo modprobe btusb

# dmesg after loading:

[ 208.258058] usbcore: registered new interface driver btusb
[ 208.262464] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: chip id 63
[ 208.279334] Bluetooth: hci0: DESKTOP-4262V31
[ 208.280433] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM20702A1 (001.002.014) build 1757
[ 208.280464] bluetooth hci0: firmware: failed to load brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd (-2)
[ 208.280468] bluetooth hci0: Direct firmware load for brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd failed with error -2
[ 208.280471] Bluetooth: hci0: BCM: Patch brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e6.hcd not found

# Still want the .hcd file, but I've found that newer kernels needs to have it
# renamed to work, so I did this:

cp /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM43142A0-0a5c-21e6.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM.hcd
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g0tmi1k (administrator)

Due to the age of the OS (Kali Moto [v1], Kali Safi [v2], Kali Rolling 2016.x/2017.1), these legacy versions are no longer supported.
We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux - https://www.kali.org/downloads/)?

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing,and also give information about your setup?
For more information, please read: https://kali.training/topic/filing-a-good-bug-report/
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-02-15 10:30 kimocoder New Issue
2017-02-15 10:30 kimocoder File Added: BCM43142A0-0a5c-21e6.hcd
2018-01-29 14:19 g0tmi1k Category Feature Requests => Kali Package Improvement
2018-02-21 10:05 g0tmi1k Status new => closed
2018-02-21 10:05 g0tmi1k Resolution open => suspended
2018-02-21 10:05 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0008776
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