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Old 02-14-2005, 01:22 PM   #1
ByteWarrior
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Can't sync Palm Zire with J-Pilot


Hi


I'm not able to sync my Palm Zire with J-Pilot. I also can't seem to run "install-user" from the pilot-link package. It always times out.

My /dev/pilot is set to /dev/ttyUSB1 (I also tried ttyUSB0, with no effect).

lsusb says this if my Zire is connected:
Code:
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
If I do a sync with J-Pilot I get:
Quote:
Syncing on device /dev/pilot
Press the HotSync button now
****************************************
pi_bind Invalid argument
Check your serial port and settings
Exiting with status SYNC_ERROR_BIND
Finished
lsmod:
Code:
Module                  Size  Used by    Tainted: P
visor                  11112   0  (unused)
usbserial              18940   0  [visor]
snd-pcm-oss            37736   0
snd-mixer-oss          12504   2  [snd-pcm-oss]
usb-ohci               19240   0  (unused)
ehci-hcd               17580   0  (unused)
usbcore                59308   1  [visor usbserial usb-ohci ehci-hcd]
forcedeth               9164   1
snd-intel8x0           18924   4
snd-ac97-codec         49500   0  [snd-intel8x0]
gameport                1420   0  [snd-intel8x0]
snd-pcm                56072   1  [snd-pcm-oss snd-intel8x0]
snd-timer              13604   0  [snd-pcm]
snd-page-alloc          6328   0  [snd-intel8x0 snd-pcm]
snd-mpu401-uart         3200   0  [snd-intel8x0]
snd-rawmidi            12740   0  [snd-mpu401-uart]
snd-seq-device          3888   0  [snd-rawmidi]
snd                    30852   1  [snd-pcm-oss snd-mixer-oss snd-intel8x0 snd-ac97-codec snd-pcm snd-timer snd-mpu401-uart snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device]
soundcore               3396   4  [snd]
nvidia               3205624   6
ide-scsi                9328   0
agpgart                43940   3
plip                    9864   0  (unused)
lp                      6724   0
parport_pc             14788   2
parport                23336   2  [plip lp parport_pc]
What am I doing wrong? I'm willing to try anything to get this to work properly...
 
Old 09-12-2005, 04:42 AM   #2
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Configure Jpilot to connect to /dev/ttyUSB1 not /dev/pilot
if thats not possible. then try making a symbolic link from /dev/ttyUSB1 to /dev/pilot.

Valerie
 
Old 10-30-2005, 10:07 AM   #3
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Sorry, that didn't work.

I guess it has something to do with my motherbord (nForce chipset). Normally it should list my USB devices if I type "lsusb". Now I don't see anything!

Or am I missing something?
 
  


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