[jp] Cannot sync Handsping Visor using jpilot

Bob Collins bcollins at fpcc.net
Sun Nov 6 19:53:57 EST 2005

I just managed to get my palm XT handheld to sync.  I don't know if this
will work for you, but with my zire and now my palm XT I have to press
sync on the palm, wait a few seconds and then press the sync button in
jpilot.  It works for me.


Gábor Szabó wrote:
>I am using Fedora Core 4. After some fighting and making sure I always
>recreate /dev/ttyUSB1 after it is removed by (probably) udev I finally can copy
>the content of Visor to the computer using pilot-xfer.
>Still when I start jpilot and try to run a sync it waits with the
>following message:
> Syncing on device /dev/ttyUSB1
> Press the HotSync button now
>if I press the sync button now it does not do anything (the Visor
>beeps as usual)
>but then it displays a "HotSync Problem"
>"The connection between your handhald computer and the desktop was lost.
>Some of your data was NOT backed up...."
>and the jpilot still waits for the sync.
>I tried to run jpilot with the -d flag but it still does not display
>anything from the point
>where it starts waiting for the sync.
>What shall I do now?

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