Originally Posted by joedeveloper
Apparently the issue is not with the chip, it's with the kernel. In order to have BLE you need to have the kernel bumped up to 3.4. From what I've read there are instability issues on the GNex with 3.4, possibly due to the fact that TI isn't doing anymore work on the OMAP processor line. So unless google figures out a way to release a stable, then we're out of luck. Or if a kernel developer figures out a way, but from what I understand it's a bit of an undertaking to accomplish.
Hmm... I hadn't heard any of that info. I guess I just assumed that any devices that have BT 4.0 hardware, and get a 4.3 update, would support BLE. When you are saying 3.4, I assume you mean 4.3? Don't the new stock 4.3 images for the nexus devices come with an updated kernel for 4.3? Hopefully this gets worked out...
Ah... I know what you mean by 3.4 now... You are referring to the kernel version.