Palm Pilot no longer connects after upgrade to Edgy

Dave M G martin at
Thu Jan 25 01:32:44 UTC 2007

Heike, Richard

Thank you for responding.

Heike said:
> What does
>  install-user -p /dev/ttyUSB1
> report?
$ install-user -p /dev/ttyUSB1
Listening for incoming connection on /dev/ttyUSB1... connected!
Palm user: Dave
UserID: 21498

> If it works, did you set $PILOTPORT?
I've never heard of $PILOTPORT until you mentioned it just now.

What is it, should I set it, and if so, how?

Richard said:

>   Press the sync button on your Palm FIRST
>   Wait 3 seconds and then select sync in JPilot
>   Ignore the JPilot message to press sync on your Palm
>   Wait - it can take up to 15 sec before the sync starts
>   The event order and 3 sec wait are extremely important
I followed these instructions, and waited until the connection timed out 
on its own. The Palm Pilot says "The connection between your device and 
the desktop could not be established". J-Pilot just hangs there with the 
"Syncing on device /dev/ttyUSB1, Press the HotSync button now" message.

Dave M G
Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft
Pentium D Dual Core Processor
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