[jp] JPilot & Ubuntu 11.04

Paul Donlan padlan1 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 19:15:47 EST 2011


Kevin:

It seems you are doing it the right way.

See the attached "Screenshot" from  my desktop. Do you have the serial  
port set up like this?

Paul

On Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:22:37 -0800, Kevin Jaspan <kjaspan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Paul,
>
> Yes, I click on both the sync icon on the Palm and on the "sync to  
> desktop and then do a backup" icon in Jpilot, usually in >the reverse  
> order. Does the order matter? I specify the usb: sync port in JPilot.  
> Anyway, whichever order I use or whether >I use the Hotsync icon (Sync  
> your Palm to the desktop), I always get a message about unable to  
> establish communication.
>
> If whoever was involved with the pilot-xfer development could look at  
> the code maybe it is a simple fix. Maybe the Linux >kernel people don't  
> care about Palm any more.
>
> Kevin
> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Liz <edodd at billiau.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2 Dec 2011 14:16:44 -0500
>> Kevin Jaspan <kjaspan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Of course i could boot up either machine into Windows but the point
>>> is to avoid doing that. My 5 year old Pentium 2 3.2 GHz is fine in
>>> Ubuntu but pathetically sluggish in Windows XP.
>>
>> I'm thinking (as a nonUbuntu user) that something is changed in the
>> early stages of the sync process. Could one of those affected check for
>> the 'visor' module being in the kernel, and look in the code that
>> controls the USB bus usage to see if there is an entry for Palm
>>
>> I have often read Ubuntu forums to find answers to all sorts of Linux
>> problems - has anyone posted there for assistance yet?
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