Problems with USB Palm sync
dwiest at vailsys.com
Wed Oct 18 18:30:11 UTC 2006
On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 06:03:07PM -0400, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> (hope this isn't a double post:-(
> Damian Wiest wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 04:29:49PM -0400, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> >>Has anyone had any luck using pilot-link to sync JPilot to a Palm
> >>device via the USB? I'm trying to sync my Handspring Visor and it just
> >>doesn't seem to be noticing it. I have the following in my
> >>/dev/usbd.conf file:
> >>device "Handspring Visor"
> >> devname "ugen[0-9]+"
> >> vendor 0x082d
> >> product 0x0100
> >> release 0x0100
> >> attach "chmod 0666 /dev/ugen*"
> >>as per the code that was in there for the coldsync. When I press the
> >>sync button on the cradle, these devices show up:
> >>crw-rw-rw- 1 root operator 0, 181 Oct 17 13:45 /dev/ugen0
> >>crw-rw-rw- 1 root operator 0, 182 Oct 17 13:45 /dev/ugen0.1
> >>crw-rw-rw- 1 root operator 0, 183 Oct 17 13:45 /dev/ugen0.2
> >>And the following shows up in my dmesg:
> >>ugen0: Handspring Inc Handspring Visor, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 5
> >>ugen0: at uhub6 port 4 (addr 5) disconnected
> >>All threads purged from ugen0.2
> >>All threads purged from ugen0.1
> >>All threads purged from ugen0
> >>ugen0: detached
> >>But the pilot-link command fails immediately:
> >>$ pilot-xfer -p /dev/ugen0 -l
> >> Unable to bind to port: /dev/ugen0
> >> Please use --help for more information
> >>Any ideas? I've googled all over the place, but I only see similiar
> >>questions. And the FreeBSD.README on the pilot-link web site seems to
> >>be misleading at best.
> >I've had success syncing my Palm OS based phone (SPH-i500 FWIW) to my
> >laptop using jpilot with a USB connection.
> Glad to hear someone has had success. What FreeBSD are you using? I'm
> using 6.1 (via PC-BSD 1.2).
6.0 for i386 IIRC.
> Jonathan Arnold (mailto:jdarnold at buddydog.org)
> Daemon Dancing in the Dark, a FreeBSD weblog:
> UNIX is user-friendly. It's just a bit picky about who its friends are.
I was actually hunting for my cradle just last night to resync my phone.
If I can find it tonight, I'll post my procedure.
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