[jp] please help :-)
David A. Desrosiers
hacker at gnu-designs.com
Mon May 31 09:22:45 EDT 2004
> Most likely the USB ID for the Zire21 isn't known.
That shouldn't remove any device inodes or symlinks in /dev.
If it did, "That's Bad(tm)".
> If you get something like "is not claimed by any driver" then the system
> doesn't know the USB ID of your Zire21 and you'll need to update your
> usbserial.o module.
He meant 'visor.o' of course ;)
Or you can modprobe it with the right params, found by checking
/proc/bus/usb/devices at sync time for your vendor and product string, and
the loading it as follows:
modprobe visor vendor=0x54c product=0xda
Note that all of this visor.o hackery is going to be optionally gone
in 0.12.0 and later versions of pilot-link. We now have pilot-link (and
hence J-Pilot by inheritence) working over libusb without using the standard
kernel visor driver, and we gained a six-fold increase in speed for our
efforts. Not a bad tradeoff.
When/if you figure out what these values are for your Zire72, please
update the table on the pilot-link community page:
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