How to use a USB-based Palm?

Nathan Howell nathan at
Thu Sep 30 20:20:37 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-30-09 at 16:11 -0400, Benoit Caron wrote:
> When I follow the dialogs in Pilot Settings, it offer me to use the
> port /dev/pilot, or a selection of /dev/ttyS[0-4], even if I use the
> "USB Type" radio selection. But the link /dev/pilot is not there, and
> there is no /dev/usb directory nor a /dev/ttyUSB[0-xx] like I have on my
> other "regular" Debian box (well... a Mepis bastardized from like 6
> months of apt-get-ing from Sarge).

The ttyUSB* devices are created on the fly by udev when you press the
hotsync button.


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