[jp] can't sync

Paul King sciguy at vex.net
Sun Jun 15 19:59:39 EDT 2008

I have essentially the same problem on the same version of ubuntu.
Except that I am using a serial port (/dev/ttyS0) for the connection. It
simply won't update itself, though I think the ports appear to be

If I run jpilot from the console, the following error is seen:

dlp_ReadSysInfo error
Exiting with status SYNC_ERROR_PI_CONNECT

On Sun, 2008-06-15 at 14:55 -0400, Larry Grant wrote:
> I had been using jpilot flawlessly for quite a while with Ubuntu (up
> to Hardy) and my Treo 600.  Now that I upgaded to a Centro, I haven't
> been able to sync.
> So far, this is what I've done:
> First, I tried Restore From Handheld with the Centro.  It didn't
> recognize the Centro.  Then I thought, maybe I need to build from
> source to get the latest version of everything.  So I removed the
> jpilot and pilot-link packages and installed both from source.  Still
> no sync with the Centro.  Then I tried it with the Treo, and now it
> won't even sync with that!  I saw online to try running from the
> command line:
> pilot-xfer -p usb: --list
> and I got:
> pilot-xfer: command not found
> with advice to install pilot-link. I couldn't figure out why I don't
> have pilot-xfer, if it's supposed to be part of pilot-link.  So then I
> installed the pilot-link package to get it.  Now I'm getting:
>  Unable to bind to port: usb:
> from both the Treo and the Centro.
> I could really use some direction of what to do now.
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