Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS & Jelly Bean.

Bug #887961 reported by Abhishek Paliwal
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
IglooCommunity
New
Wishlist
Unassigned
Linaro Android
Fix Released
High
Annamalai Lakshmanan

Bug Description

As of now none of the Linaro-Android builds support the tethering feature.(11.10 release )
Tethering feature enables sharing of device's internet connection over BT/WiFi/USB.
(Bluetooth, WiFi and USB tethering are supported at Android level in Gingerbread.)

Anmar Oueja (anmar)
Changed in linaro-landing-team-ste:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
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Abhishek Paliwal (abhishek-paliwal) wrote :
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Abhishek Paliwal (abhishek-paliwal) wrote :

Valid for 11.11 ICS releases as well.

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Abhishek Paliwal (abhishek-paliwal) wrote :
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Patrik Ryd (patrik-ryd) wrote :
summary: - Snowball: Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in 11.10 RC
+ Snowball: Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS
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Amit Pundir (pundiramit) wrote : Re: Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS

Observed on Origen, iMX53 and Panda as well.

summary: - Snowball: Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS
+ Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS
Anmar Oueja (anmar)
Changed in igloocommunity:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
no longer affects: linaro-landing-team-ste
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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :
Zach Pfeffer (pfefferz)
Changed in linaro-android:
importance: Wishlist → High
assignee: nobody → Annamalai Lakshmanan (annamalai-lakshmanan)
milestone: none → 12.02
Changed in igloocommunity:
milestone: none → 2012.02
Zach Pfeffer (pfefferz)
Changed in linaro-android:
milestone: 12.02 → 12.03
Changed in igloocommunity:
milestone: 2012.02 → 2012.03
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Annamalai Lakshmanan (annamalai-lakshmanan) wrote :

Started working on it for Origen Board

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Tony Mansson (tony-mansson) wrote :

Changed start date: 2012-03-12

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Patrik Klinger (patrik-klinger) wrote :

What is the confidence in the currently committed delivery for this feature? It is currently mapped to 2012.03.

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Anmar Oueja (anmar) wrote :

Zach indicated that the fix it too early to tell if it will be origen specific or not.

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Annamalai Lakshmanan (annamalai-lakshmanan) wrote :

Completed the Android Framework changes for USB tethering and is working fine in Origen Board:
Test Method:
Enabled USB Tethering: Settings->More->USB Tethering->Enable.

This assigns IP to host machine and we can ping it.

Working on Pushing patches to Gerrit.

Changed in linaro-android:
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linaro-android:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in igloocommunity:
milestone: 2012.03 → none
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Annamalai Lakshmanan (annamalai-lakshmanan) wrote :

Fixed and Pushed in Origen Board, Can be used as a reference and changes can be made for other boards
as well and test it. Tethering works fine!

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Thomas Espersson (espersson) wrote :

Annamalai: can you please list references to your changes and the patches needed for this (Gerrit IDs)

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Thomas Espersson (espersson) wrote :
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vishal (vishalbhoj) wrote :
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Zach Pfeffer (pfefferz) wrote :

Released in 12.03.

Changed in linaro-android:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

For iMX53, observed on:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/imx53-ics-gcc46-freescalelt-stable-open-12.04-release/#build=3

There is no "USB Tethering" item in "Settings" -> "More..."

Guodong Xu (guodong-xu)
tags: added: imx53
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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :
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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

For Origen 12.05 Android Google Hangout release build:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/origen-hangout-demo-12.05-release/#build=1

There is no "USB Tethering" item in the menu "Settings" -> "More".

Changed in linaro-android:
milestone: 12.03 → 12.06
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supriya karanth (supriya-karanth) wrote :

For snowball USB tethering is now enabled. Testing done from command line.

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on Panda 4430 board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/panda-ics-gcc47-tilt-tracking-blob/#build=105

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on Panda 4430 board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/panda-ics-gcc47-tilt-tracking-blob-12.06-release/#build=4

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on vexpress board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-ics-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open/#build=78

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on Panda 4430 board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/panda-ics-gcc47-tilt-tracking-blob/#build=116

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on vexpress board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-ics-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open/#build=83

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Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on Panda 4430 board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/panda-ics-gcc47-tilt-tracking-blob-12.07-release/#build=3

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on vexpress board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-ics-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open-12.07-release/#build=1

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on Panda 4460 board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/panda-ics-gcc47-tilt-tracking-blob/#build=142

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Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :
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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Tethering feature is unavailable on vexpress board with Linaro Android image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-ics-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open/#build=97

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

For vexpress board, tethering feature is unavailable on Linaro ICS image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-ics-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open/#build=104

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Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :

for snowball board, tethering feature is unavailable on android Jellybean build
https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/snowball-jb-gcc47-igloo-stable-blob/#build=16

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

For vexpress board, tethering feature is unavailable on Linaro Jelly Bean image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-jb-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open/#build=7

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

For vexpress board, tethering feature is unavailable on Linaro Jelly Bean image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-jb-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open/#build=16

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Botao (botao-sun) wrote : Re: Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS & Jelly Bean

For vexpress board, tethering feature is unavailable on Linaro Jelly Bean image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-jb-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open-12.08-release/#build=1

summary: - Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS
+ Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS & Jelly Bean
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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

Same behaviour observed as comment #33 on vexpress A9 board with Linaro Jelly Bean image:

https://android-build.linaro.org/builds/~linaro-android/vexpress-jb-gcc47-armlt-tracking-open/#build=30

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Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :
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Amit Khare (amit-khare) wrote :
Botao (botao-sun)
summary: - Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS & Jelly Bean
+ Tethering settings missing on vexpress A9 with Linaro ICS & Jelly Bean
+ images.
Botao (botao-sun)
summary: - Tethering settings missing on vexpress A9 with Linaro ICS & Jelly Bean
- images.
+ Tethering over Bluetooth/WiFi/USB missing in ICS & Jelly Bean.
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Botao (botao-sun) wrote :

A new bug dedicated for vexpress A9 Jelly Bean can be found here:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/linaro-android/+bug/1057193

Please update further information on that bug for tethering feature on vexpress A9 Android image.

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