OT: Pilot help please

Guy Fraser guy at incentre.net
Thu Apr 6 20:42:23 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-05-04 at 08:38 -0400, taharka wrote:
> Howdy,
> 
> On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 21:36 -0700, Robert Bell wrote:
> > I'd I've spent a few days on this so now I'm begginf for help. I have a 
> > Palm TX. I was running FC4 but am now using FC5 but that doesnt seems to 
> > help.
> > 
> > GNOME: I gave up gpilotd crashes or just does nothing. Got some help via 
> > bugzilla in FC4 that stopped the crashes but it never sync'd/
> > 
> > So now I'm trying KDE and kpilot.
> > 
> > When I plug my pilot in I see this:
> > Apr  4 21:25:56 mckinley kernel: usb 4-2: Handspring Visor / Palm OS 
> > converter now attached to ttyUSB0
> > Apr  4 21:25:56 mckinley kernel: usb 4-2: Handspring Visor / Palm OS 
> > converter now attached to ttyUSB1
> > 
> > but sometimes ( for no apparent reason) its:
> > Apr  4 21:25:56 mckinley kernel: usb 4-2: Handspring Visor / Palm OS 
> > converter now attached to ttyUSB2
> > Apr  4 21:25:56 mckinley kernel: usb 4-2: Handspring Visor / Palm OS 
> > converter now attached to ttyUSB3
> > 
> > kpilot works if I happen to have it configured doe the right device but 
> > it seems to switch from USB1 to USB3 at random. After a sync it will 
> > disconnect and reconnect sometimes as the same but often as a different 
> > device. Is there any way to tell fedora to ALWAYS use USB0/1??
> 
> Check out the following blog (in particular the March 30th entry) &
> website. Between both links, you may possibly solve the problem ;-)
> 
> http://www.gurulabs.com/goodies/blogs.php
> 
> http://www.pilot-link.org/
> 
> > Thanks
> 
> You're welcome.
> 
> taharka
> 
> Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.

Very interesting, I have sent the links to my home email.

Did you see the hard dig on pilot-link directed toward 
the RH and FC developers?

I have no idea why it is so difficult to get my Zire 72
to sync on FC, but I guess it may have to do with the 
wanked code FC has been using. I am going to try what 
those sites suggest.




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