Little more palm sync help

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Nov 15 19:26:52 UTC 2006

Marius Gedminas wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 04:17:00PM -0600, Wade Smart wrote:
>> 11142006 1614 GM-6
>> I got this from the wiki. I have a serial connection only - no usb.
>> Serial connection is ttyS0 (as in S zero) right?
>> Under the Bus name, would I just put serial there?
> I would just put /dev/ttyS0 as the device name in the application that
> you plan to use (gnome-pilot?) instead of playing with udev.

>> BUS="usb", SYSFS{product}="Palm Handheld*", KERNEL="ttyUSB*",
>> NAME{ignore_remove}="pilot", MODE="666"
>> BUS=="usb", SYSFS{product}=="Palm Handheld*", KERNEL=="ttyUSB[13579]",
>> NAME="pilot", GROUP="uucp", MODE="0660"

This is done this way because a USB palm device uses _two_ logical devices -
generally ttyUSB0 and ttyUSB1, but could be 2&3, or 4&5, etc.  The serial
device is always just the single device.  I gotta wonder why someone is
suggesting the group for ttyUSB1 should be "uucp" though!

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