[svlug] Problems getting Palm Pilot to sync on FC4
rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Jul 14 23:34:51 PDT 2005
Quoting Dan Martinez (steeljack at gmail.com):
> I haven't used the Tungsten E specifically, and I haven't used and
> Palm devices with Linux at all, BUT: in my experience, USB-based Palm
> devices don't actually become visible to the host until you tell the
> device to initiate a sync.
Additionally, the coldsync package is said to be better at this
(at syncing USB-based devices) than is the pilot-link package (e.g.,
I'm very last millennium in this department -- still using my PalmVx
with its serial-port cradles.
(Gratuitous plug: http://linuxmafia.com/palmos/ collects in one place
open-source resources for and about PalmOS. Doesn't necessarily have
the latest versions, though.)
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