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    I'm the proud owner of a new Treo 600 (not badged by Orange). I have managed to persuade it to Sync using the following software:

    Mandrake 10
    KPilot 4.4.0
    KDE 3.2 branch 20040204
    Kontact v0.8
    Kmail v1.61

    but ... it requires me to quit kpilot and re-establish these commands as root in between syncs

    ln -s /dev/usb/tts/3 /dev/pilot
    chmod 777 /dev/pilot
    and then

    ls -alrt /dev/pilot
    to make sure that it hasn't forgotten the symbolic link (this keeps happening)

    Also sometimes "ls -alrt /dev/pilot" in Konsole will show the link with a red flashing background and sometimes not.

    Other times it is necessary to remove the symbolic link
    rm /dev/pilot
    and then re-establish

    I have tried without success using
    ln -s /dev/ttyUSB0 /dev/pilot
    (and also /dev/ttyUSB1)

    This is puzzling because other people say they are using /dev/ttyUSBx rather than /dev/usb/tts/3. Can anyone help?
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    I too am syncing with kpilot (since I couldn't for the life of me to get gnome-pilot to not lockup when trying.) I am running gentoo and not having any problems (finally). The reason others are using ttyUSBx is because "If you are using devfs, these devices are automagically created under /dev/usb/tts/{0,1,...};" Otherwise they have to be manually created... which ends up with the ttyUSBx calls.

    Offhand I can't think of what may cause it to keep losing your link, but hopefully I can direct you in the right path. I followed http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/...ing-Visor.html to get all setup. Hope that helps some.
    Ollie Townsend III
    http://www.netapex.net
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    Quote Originally Posted by NetApex
    I too am syncing with kpilot (since I couldn't for the life of me to get gnome-pilot to not lockup when trying.) I am running gentoo and not having any problems (finally). The reason others are using ttyUSBx is because "If you are using devfs, these devices are automagically created under /dev/usb/tts/{0,1,...};" Otherwise they have to be manually created... which ends up with the ttyUSBx calls.

    Offhand I can't think of what may cause it to keep losing your link, but hopefully I can direct you in the right path. I followed http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/...ing-Visor.html to get all setup. Hope that helps some.
    Ollie,

    Thankyou that does help. I'll study the link you posted.

    Also I now have it working with /dev/ttyUSB3 which sounds much closer to the standard everyone else is using. I made this work by trying one of the other USB ports.

    Paul

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