Your i.MX 8M NAVQ Plus kit arrives with the Linux image ready for Bluetooth operation.
Linux images starting from release 1.1.5-359 automatically configure Bluetooth at boot time, and no additional actions are needed for using Bluetooth in Linux after boot. Older releases require manual Bluetooth configuration steps described below:
On the i.MX 8M Plus, issue the following command from the Linux shell:
user@imx8mpnavq:/home/user# sudo hciattach ttymxc0 any 115200 flow
Device setup complete
Initialize the BT module, validate that the initialization has completed successfully:
When Linux boots, the BT interface is enabled and configured in the default image installed to the kit. Step through the following procedure to configure BT in your local environment and then validate it:
Power on a Bluetooth device in the vicinity, validate that the target detects it: