The issue you are facing is due to a bug in older versions of the Linux kernel, < 3.15.
The bug report can be found here.
To solve the problem, enter the following commands -
cd /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kernel/drivers/bluetooth/
cp ath3k.ko ath3k.ko.orig
cp btusb.ko btusb.ko.orig
sed -e 's/\xf3\x0c\x05\x30/\xf3\x0c\x05\xe0/g' ath3k.ko > at.ko
sed -e 's/\xf3\x0c\x05\x30/\xf3\x0c\x05\xe0/g' btusb.ko > bt.ko
mv at.ko ath3k.ko
mv bt.ko btusb.ko
The original solution can be found here and is valid for Kernel Version 3.15.3-1-ARCH. I have modified the commands above to work with the user's kernel version using
Alternatively, you can disable the bluetooth drivers by blacklisting them.
gksu gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
Add the following lines to this file -
You can enable it later using