[Fwd: Re: [ale] syncing a palm via serial/usb device?]
sergio at turbocorp.com
Wed Feb 18 16:09:12 EST 2004
Forgot to mention:
It would not work on any speed but 115200.
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Subject: Re: [ale] syncing a palm via serial/usb device?
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 16:01:36 -0500
From: Sergio Chaves <sergio at turbocorp.com>
Reply-To: sergio at turbocorp.com
Organization: Turbo Logistics, Inc.
To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts <ale at ale.org>
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On my Fedora Core 1, I noticed that the device used is /dev/usb/ttyUSB1.
I changed permissions on it (I know, I know, not a good idea) to 777 and
BTW, it is an old Sony CLIE T615C
My 2 cents
> Jason Day wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 02:33:17PM -0500, Geoffrey wrote:
>>> Palm -> serial cradle -> serial to usb converter -> usb port
>>> Palm IIIc. I've also got a Palm VIIx, but no luck with it either.
>> Ok, so it will use the visor driver for syncing. Have you compiled it
>> into your kernel, or as a module?
> I assume it's called visor.o, yeah, the module's insmod.
>> You will also need a recent version of pilot-link installed. 0.9.x
>> won't work at all, you will need one of the 0.11.x versions for USB
>> syncing to work; 0.11.8 is the latest version.
> 0.11.8 is what I've got.
>> Assuming you have pilot-link 0.11.x installed, try this at a console
>> pilot-xfer -l -p /dev/ttyUSB1
> I pressed hotsync, then executed:
> pilot-xfer -p /dev/ttyUSB0 -l # it want's the port before the -l option
> No go. I see: Listening to port: /dev/ttyUSB0
> Please press the Hotsync button now....
> Then the palm returns the connection error. :(
>> Remember that you have to hit the sync button on the cradle first, then
>> start pilot-xfer. At the very least you should have lots of stuff in
>> your logs.
> I did press the hotsync on the cradle first.
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