gnome-pilot and FreeBSD

> Hi,
> I'm having trouble with getting gpilotd to run on a FreeBSD machine. I'm
> pretty sure that it's a gnome-pilot issue, since after following the
> instructions at it works with jpilot
> and the command-line pilot-link utilities.
> When I try select pilot-settings in Evolution I get the following
> error-message:
> ---
> The Application "gpilotd" has quit unexpectedly.
> You can inform the developers of what happened to help them fix it.
> Or you can restart the application right now.
> ---
> Since restarting doesn't help, I subscribed to this list :-)
> OK. This message isn't very specific, so I started gpilotd from the
> command line. I get the following output (my comments are indicated by a
> #):
> ---
> cd /usr/X11R6/libexec/
> ./gpilotd
> gpilotd-Message: gnome-pilot 2.0.12 starting...
> gpilotd-Message: compiled for pilot-link version 0.11.8
> gpilotd-Message: compiled with [VFS] [USB] [IrDA] [Network]
> (gpilotd:57100): gpilotd-WARNING **: Can't create lock file /var/lock/LCK..ugen0: m
> # This warning goes away if I create a /var/lock directory
> gpilotd-Message: Activating CORBA server
> gpilotd-Message: bonobo_activation_active_server_register = 0
> gpilotd-ERROR **: file gpilotd.c: line 970 (monitor_channel): should not be reached
> aborting...

This is a know error. The usb stuff in gnomepilot is linux only.
The tric is to kldload the uvisor module.
And to use, in the configuration of gnomepilot, serial device and as port /dev/ucom0

That should work.


> ---
> At the same time I also get the same pop-up error-message that I get
> when I select pilot-settings in Evolution.
> So it seems that some assertion failed. Is there anything I can do about
> it? Is this a bug? What went wrong?
> Thanks,
> Paul Kaletta
> ps:
> I have got a Palm m130 with an USB-cradle.

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