Problems with KPilot and syncing [solved]

phantom21 at mindspring.com phantom21 at mindspring.com
Sat Sep 5 18:59:44 UTC 2009


That helped!  I was finally able to connect and sync.  Thanks.

Mark

-----Original Message-----
>From: Paul Lemmons <paul at lemmons.name>
>Sent: Sep 4, 2009 12:27 PM
>To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>Subject: Re: Problems with KPilot and syncing
>
>-------- Original Message  --------
>Subject: Re:Problems with KPilot and syncing
>From: Mark Halegua <phantom21 at mindspring.com>
>To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>Date: 09/03/2009 09:13 PM
>> On Thursday 03 September 2009 07:18:57 pm Michael Hirsch wrote:
>>   
>>> On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 10:11 AM, Mark Halegua<phantom21 at mindspring.com> 
>>>     
>> wrote:
>>   
>>>> I have a new problem.  I'm trying to sync my Handspring (yeah, I know,
>>>> it's old, but it works!) with the system and have been having a hard
>>>> time.
>>>>
>>>> First issue:  The USB icon says there are no USB devices connected, when
>>>> clearly my USB cable to the visor is connected and charges the visor.
>>>>
>>>> This may be part of the second issue, which is, even though I created a
>>>> soft link to create /dev/ttyUSB1 and /dev/ttyUSB2
>>>>
>>>> ln -s /dev/usbdev2.1_ep00 /dev/ttyUSB1
>>>>
>>>> the kpilot software can't seem to find or open the port.
>>>>       
>>> When you plug in the handspring, does anything show up in
>>> /var/log/messages?  If linux doesn't see it plugged in, I doubt if you
>>> can talk to it.
>>>
>>> Do you have permissions to access /dev/usbdev2.1_ep00?
>>>
>>> Michael
>>>     
>>
>> Michael,
>>
>> I created a group called pilot which I changed the files usbdev1.1_ep00 and 
>> usbdev2.1_ep00 to  and added myself to the group.  When I changed the device 
>> settings in Kpilot still get the same messages.
>>
>> The group has read and write access to the devices.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>   
>take a look at: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1239558
>
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