[jp] Expense Tracker for Treo 700p?

Carlo Graziani carlo at oddjob.uchicago.edu
Tue Nov 18 09:48:21 EST 2008


Carlo Graziani wrote:
> Rich Shepard wrote:
>>    Plugging the USB cable into the PDA I see the port:
>>
>> Nov 18 06:13:35 salmo kernel: usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using
>> ohci_hcd and address 29
>> Nov 18 06:13:35 salmo kernel: usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
>> Nov 18 06:13:35 salmo kernel: visor 1-1:1.0: Handspring Visor / Palm OS
>> converter detected
>> Nov 18 06:13:35 salmo kernel: usb 1-1: Handspring Visor / Palm OS converter
>> now attached to ttyUSB0
>> Nov 18 06:13:35 salmo kernel: usb 1-1: Handspring Visor / Palm OS converter
>> now attached to ttyUSB1
>>
>>     ... so in another virtual console I type
>>
>> [rshepard at salmo ~/.jpilot/3rd-party-apps]$ pilot-xfer -p /dev/ttyUSB0 -i Expense.prc
>>
>> and the response is
>>
>>     Unable to bind to port: /dev/ttyUSB0
>>     Please use --help for more information
>>
>> Same results, of course, if I specify /dev/ttyUSB1.
>>
>>    Don't know why communications is not established between the PDA and
>> system.
>>
>>    Any ideas?
> 
> (1) Use /dev/ttyUSB1, which is what the last line from syslog is telling
> you (unless udev has been correctly configured, in which case it should
> create the symlink /dev/pilot on-the-fly, and you could use that instead);
> 

Er, neurological transient, sorry.  After typing, I see that both ttyUSB0
and ttyUSB1 appear in the log.  So it could be either.  For my Treo680 it's
ttyUSB1.

Carlo

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