[jp] can't sync

Larry Grant larry.grant at webpointtech.com
Thu Jun 19 23:31:43 EDT 2008


>> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 12:47 PM, Carlo Graziani
>> <carlo at oddjob.uchicago.edu> wrote:
>>> My advice is this:  locate and uninstall your from-source installations of
>>> jpilot and pilot-link (I think you can "make uninstall" from the
>>> installation directory, but I've never tried it), and re-install the Ubuntu
>>> packages.  Then start working the problem from the udev end, which is where
>>> 99% of the "can't talk to my device" issues can be traced to.  David has a
>>> nice HOWTO that covers talking to palm devices over USB, at
>>> http://www.pilot-link.org/README.usb.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Carlo
>>>
>>
>> I've followed that README, but when I get to:
>>
>>       When you hit the HotSync button on the cradle or by tapping on
>>       your HotSync icon on the Palm itself, you should see something
>>       similar to the following in the system logs (/var/log):
>>
>> I don't see any messages in /var/log/messages in response to hitting
>> the HotSync button
>> _______________________________________________

So now what can I do to troubleshoot?  I'm getting nervous... I
haven't synced since I upgraded to the Centro!



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