Re: gpilotd isn't seeing my Palm
- From: Ron Lauzon <rlauzon acm org>
- To: gnome-pilot-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: gpilotd isn't seeing my Palm
- Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2003 16:48:16 -0500
On Wednesday 01 January 2003 04:08 pm, David A. Desrosiers wrote:
> > gnome-pilot does not currently work with the tungsten.
> ..and to add to that, the reason why is because the previous USB
> Palm devices would broadcast the string "Palm Handheld" when they attached
> to the USB subsystem via the usbserial driver in Linux. gnome-pilot uses
> /proc to detect when the device is attached, and to what device. The
> Tungsten (and Treo and Sony NXxx devices) all do not do this, and can only
> be detected via their ProdId value, a hexidecimal value (0x0830 for Palm,
> for example). Sufficient changes have to be made to gnome-pilot to
> compensate for this.
Oh, well... Thanks to both of you. At least I can stop wasting my time
trying to get it to work.
Ron Lauzon - rlauzon acm nospam org
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