IBM Integrated Bluetooth II with 56K Modem (BMDC)

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IBM Integrated Bluetooth II with 56K Modem (BMDC)

This is a combination USB Bluetooth and AC97 Modem Adapter that is installed in a CDC slot.

Bluetooth Features

  • Chipset: Actiontec
  • USB ID: 1668:0441

Modem Features

  • Chipset: Agere
  • AC'97 Modem

IBM Partnumbers

IBM FRU PN: 26P8396, 91P7259, 91P7315

Also known (in IBM literature) as....

  • IBM Integrated Bluetooth with 56K Modem (BMDC)
  • Bluetooth/Modem Combo card
  • IBM Integrated Bluetooth with 56K Modem, Actiontec

Linux Bluetooth driver

This card will work with the standard Linux Bluetooth drivers.

The Bluetooth device is implemented using USB, and you might be able to enabled or disabled it with the FnF5 key combination.

On recent Distros, you can also enable/disable it with echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/thinkpad_acpi/bluetooth_enable if you have the thinkpad_acpi kernel module installed.

Linux Modem driver

The Linux driver from SmartLink supports this device.
Latest version of this driver is 2.9.10 and supports both the 2.4 and 2.6 kernels

ThinkPads this card may be found in

External Sources