[jp] just getting started

Judd Montgomery judd at jpilot.org
Wed Jun 4 08:34:44 EDT 2003


Which version of J-Pilot?  Did you try compiling from source?  It looks 
like your DatebookDB.pc3 has garbage in it to me.  Still, a graceful 
continuation would be nice if possible.

Judd

Russ Button wrote:
> I just got my Handspring Visor a couple of days ago.
> I run Redhat 9.0 on my box.  I've been using the Yahoo
> calendar for several years but now need to get the PDA
> thing going.
> 
> I found jpilot and fired it up.  It looks like a fairly
> simple interface.  Cool.
> 
> So for step one, I hooked up the Visor cradle (USB) to a
> Windoze PC and did the sync thing from the Yahoo calendar and it
> seems to have gone fine.
> 
> Then for step two, I moved the Visor cradle to my Redhat
> box.  I was able to pull over the calendar database from
> the Visor to the Redhat box using pilot-xfer.  So far so
> good.
> 
> Then I fired up jpilot and like any jet pilot with one
> wing missing, it went BOOM!  (John Madden sound effects here...)
> It seemed to start (startup messages flying on the xterm),
> the GUI started up and crashed immediately.  I suspect a
> problem with the calendar database.
> 
> So I ran jpilot again with an strace in front of it and
> it seemed to end with the following:
> 
> open("/home/russ/jpilot/.jpilot/DatebookDB.pc3", O_RDONLY) = 6
> fstat64(6, {st_mode=S_IFREG|0664, st_size=14058, ...}) = 0
> mmap2(NULL, 4096, PROT_READ|PROT_WRITE, MAP_PRIVATE|MAP_ANONYMOUS, -1, 
> 0) = 0x406e8000
> read(6, "\0\0\0\25\0\0\0\2\0\0\0.\0\0\0\1\0\0\0g\20\377\377\377"..., 
> 4096) = 4096
> brk(0)                                  = 0x812b000
> brk(0x812c000)                          = 0x812c000
> brk(0)                                  = 0x812c000
> brk(0x812d000)                          = 0x812d000
> read(6, "\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377"..., 
> 4096) = 4096
> brk(0)                                  = 0x812d000
> brk(0x812e000)                          = 0x812e000
> read(6, "\00009:30 AM\0\0\0\0\25\0\0\0\2\0\0\0006\0\0\0=\0\0\0g"..., 
> 4096) = 4096
> brk(0)                                  = 0x812e000
> brk(0x812f000)                          = 0x812f000
> read(6, "\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377(\377"..., 
> 4096) = 1770
> read(6, "", 4096)                       = 0
> close(6)                                = 0
> munmap(0x406e8000, 4096)                = 0
> --- SIGFPE (Floating point exception) @ 0 (0) ---
> +++ killed by SIGFPE +++
> 
> 
> Suggestions?
> 
> Russ
> 
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