Problem with Pilot synchronization

Pascal Francq pfrancq at
Mon Jul 10 07:52:45 UTC 2006

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Thanks, it works.
I have remove the line from the '10-custom.rules' and add 'MODE="666"' to the 
corresponding line of '60-symlinks.rules"

On Friday 07 July 2006 22:46, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Pascal Francq wrote:
> > I have a problem with a synchronization of my palm. I add the rule
> > BUS=="usb", SYSFS{product}=="Palm Handheld*", KERNEL=="ttyUSB*",
> > NAME{ignore_remove}=="pilot", MODE=="666"
> > in the file
> > etc/udev/rules.d/10-custom.rules
> > When I push the sync button, I see that my palm is recognized
> > (in /var/log/messages), but the /dev/ttyUSB1 file is not created (and
> > the /dev/pilot link is wrong).
> > Anyone an idea about the problme?
> You're close - but you should be using SYMLINK not NAME (not sure what
> the "ignore_remove" does) and this makes either ttyUSB0 or whatever the
> last ttyUSB* device is, /dev/pilot (I don't recall which, but I'm sure you
> know...).
> Try using KERNEL=="ttyUSB[13579]" - ie, only the odd ones.
> Also, the rule you're specifying _should_ already exist
> in /etc/udev/rules.d/60-symlinks.rules (minus the permissions)
> --
> derek

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