Bluetooth headset: alsa says connection refused?
I have a bluetooth headset that I have successfully used with a cell phone and an Android tablet, and that I could use in Ubuntu on a friend's machine.
I'd like to use it with mplayer on my laptop (under Slackware 13.37).
I have the BT address, and the test-audio script in bluez-4.98/test works (at least, I hear two beeps in the headphone, and hcitool con shows
# hcitool con
< ACL 00:18:91:D0:7A:24 handle 42 state 1 lm MASTER AUTH ENCRYPT
so I guess it is possible to connnect to the device. However, if I try hcitool cc $HEADSET, the connection is closed immediately...)
I created an ~/.asoundrc with:
description "BlueTooth Halterrego H.EAR 01 Headset"
but when I try to use it with mplayer:
# mplayer -ao alsa:device=btheadset file.mp3
bt_audio_service_open: connect() failed: Connection refused (111)
[AO_ALSA] Playback open error: Connection refused
Failed to initialize audio driver 'alsa:device=btheadset'
Could not open/initialize audio device -> no sound.
Audio: no sound
Video: no video
Exiting... (End of file)
What did I miss? (I recompiled bluez with support for alsa and alsa with support for bluetooth)