Synchronize Wiped Data on J-Pilot- Need Restoration

Walt Pennington w_pennington at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 7 11:55:29 EDT 2002


The backup "pilot-xfer -b" could backup 90 percent of the files, but could 
neither backup the address book nor the date book.  Without the backup, I 
still tried to sync my palm, and the output is.


****************************************
 Syncing on device /dev/ttyS0
 Press the HotSync button now
****************************************

Doing a fast sync.
Syncing DatebookDB
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/DatebookDB.pdb]
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/DatebookDB.pdb]
Fetching 'DatebookDB' (Creator ID 'date')... Failed, unable to back up 
database
Syncing AddressDB
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/AddressDB.pdb]
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/AddressDB.pdb]
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/AddressDB.pdb]
Fetching 'AddressDB' (Creator ID 'addr')... Failed, unable to back up database
Syncing ToDoDB
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/ToDoDB.pdb]
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/ToDoDB.pdb]
ToDoDB.pdb (Creator ID 'todo') is up to date, fetch skipped.
Syncing MemoDB
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/MemoDB.pdb]
Couldn't open [/home/wp/.jpilot/MemoDB.pdb]
MemoDB.pdb (Creator ID 'memo') is up to date, fetch skipped.
Connection successful...
Searching for updated Web pages...
.
...Saving updated channels...
.
..........
Saving updated Web pages...
.
.................
Finishing...
Fetching 'Saved Preferences' (Creator ID 'psys')... OK
Finished.


Below is the output of ls -la from /home/wp/.jpilot



total 64
drwxr-x---    4 wp wp     4096 Apr  7 08:40 ./
drwxr-x---   42 wp wp     4096 Apr  7 07:58 ../
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp        0 Mar  1 16:08 .pc3
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp        0 Apr  6 06:21 AddressDB.pc3
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp      982 Dec 31  1969 AddressDB.pdb
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp        0 Apr  6 06:21 DatebookDB.pc3
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp      928 Dec 31  1969 DatebookDB.pdb
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp        0 Mar  1 16:47 ExpenseDB.pc3
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp      472 Mar 24 15:08 ExpenseDB.pdb
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp        0 Mar  1 17:23 Memo32DB.pc3
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp      363 Mar  1 16:11 Memo32DB.pdb
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp        0 Mar 24 15:03 MemoDB.pc3
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp      450 Mar 24 15:03 MemoDB.pdb
-rwxr-x---    1 wp wp      280 Apr  7 07:40 Saved Preferences.prc*
-rwxr-x---    1 wp wp        0 Nov  8 21:24 ToDoDB.pc3*
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp      378 Nov 14 11:26 ToDoDB.pdb
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp      126 Apr  6 16:55 jpilot.alarms
-rwxr-x---    1 wp wp        0 Apr  7 08:40 jpilot.log*
-rwxr-x---    1 wp wp      131 Mar 27 14:38 jpilot.plugins*
-rwxr-x---    1 wp wp      914 Apr  7 08:46 jpilot.rc*
-rw-r--r--    1 wp wp        0 Apr  7 08:40 jpilot_to_install
-rwxr-x---    1 wp wp       12 Apr  7 08:41 next_id*
-rw-------    1 wp wp      200 Apr  7 08:41 syncmal.rc
drwx------    2 wp wp     4096 Apr  7 08:06 wp4-7-02/
drwx------    2 wp wp     4096 Apr  7 08:31 wp4-8-02/


Thank you for the assistance with the backup command and my difficulties with 
sychronizing.

Walt





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