Sony Clie TJ-37 Under FC3 almost working but not quite

Aaron O'Hara ajeo at hungryforlife.org
Mon Feb 21 08:37:40 UTC 2005


Craig,

I wrote my later email before I read yours.  It sounds like udev is
where I need to go next to dynamically set the permissions on my ttyUSB*
devices.

Thanks for your help!

-- Aaron

On Mon, 2005-21-02 at 01:09 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-02-20 at 23:47 -0800, Aaron O'Hara wrote:
> > All,
> > 
> > I have a Sonly Clie TJ-37 and I'm having problems getting it to
> > communicate with Gnome Pilot.  I have created a sym link
> > between /dev/pilot/ and /dev/ttyUSB0.  When I follow the wizard and
> > click the HotSync on the Clie, I get the following in /var/log/messages:
> > 
> > Feb 20 23:41:21 sumas kernel: usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using
> > uhci_hcd and address 12
> > Feb 20 23:41:21 sumas kernel: visor 2-1:1.0: Handspring Visor / Palm OS
> > converter detected
> > Feb 20 23:41:21 sumas kernel: usb 2-1: Handspring Visor / Palm OS
> > converter now attached to ttyUSB0
> > Feb 20 23:41:21 sumas kernel: usb 2-1: Handspring Visor / Palm OS
> > converter now attached to ttyUSB1
> > 
> > Despite this apparent connectivity, The "Initial Sync" of Gnome Pilot
> > hangs and the Clie eventually times out saying that a connection could
> > not be established.
> > 
> > Every time I do a hotsync, I notice that the one line
> > in /var/log/messages increments:
> > 
> > Feb 20 23:41:21 sumas kernel: usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using
> > uhci_hcd and address 12
> > 
> > I don't know if the 'address 12' is important enough that I need to tell
> > Gnome Pilot.
> > 
> > /var/log/messages also reports the device as "Handspring Visor", not
> > Sony Clie, but I don't know if that's important either.
> > 
> > Based on /var/log/messages, it seems as though the USB link is working,
> > but it's just getting Gnome Pilot to work that's the issue.
> > 
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> ----
> I can make it fairly simple for you...
> 
> I added to my
> 
>  <!-- Kyocera -->
> 
>  <!-- Kyocera 7135 -->
>  <device vendor_id="0c88" product_id="0021" />
> 
> to
> /usr/share/gnome-pilot/devices.xml
> 
> so all you would need to do is get this info for your Clie
> 
> this link will tell you how to do that
> http://webpages.charter.net/decibelshelp/LinuxHelp_UDEVPrimerMisc.html
> 
> Not necessary for this but if you want a lot more info on usb/udev
> etc...
> http://www.reactivated.net/udevrules.php
> 
> Trust me - took me a long time to find out this info - once I got the
> picture, it was easy.
> 
> Craig
> 
> 




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