[jp] Trouble syncing Sony Clie T665

Judd Montgomery judd at jpilot.org
Tue Nov 19 13:36:42 EST 2002

Which kernel are you using?  When you press the hotsync button on the 
palm and type dmesg you should see some kernel messages.  They should 
tell you if the sony is being recognized, then we can go from there.


Susan Lindsey wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm attempting to sync my brand new Sony Clie T665 with jpilot after 
> having
> used it with my Palm Vx for the last year.  And I'm running into problems.
> I'm using Red Hat 2.4 on my linux box.
> Basically neither device, computer or clie, seems to know the other
> is there or I get the following error message:
> ****************************************
>  Syncing on device /dev/ttyUSB1
>  Press the HotSync button now
> ****************************************
> pi_bind Illegal seek
> Check your serial port and settings
> What I've done:
> - Not having root privileges on my machine I compiled and installed 
> j-pilot 0.99.3 and
> pilot-link 0.11.5 into a local directory.
> - amended $LD_LIBRARY_PATH to new /lib directory
> - changed the Preferences->Serial Port setting to /dev/ttyUSB1.
> - Checked for any lingering jpilot daemons and found none.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Susan

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