status of Palm Sync
idht4n at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 27 18:13:32 UTC 2005
>On Tue, 2005-12-27 at 09:24 -0800, David L wrote:
> > >> > > > I just bought a Treo 650 and was looking for info about how to
> > >>it
> > >> > >with
> > >> > > > FC4 when I found the posting below which says FC4 is
> > >>broken
> > >> > >with
> > >> > > > respect to Palm syncronization". Is this supposed to be
> > >>in
> > >> > >FC5,
> > >> > > > or should I "downgrade" to FC3? Has anybody synced a Treo with
> > >> > >Evolution in
> > >> > > > FC5-test1?
> > >[snip]
> > >> > >
> > >> > >Palm syn still broken. The latest packages might have solved the
> > >>problem
> > >> > >for a couple of people, but at least in my case, I still need Mark
> > >> > >Adams' RPMs (see below) to get my Palm to sync.
> > >> > >I've given up on bug-reports.
> > >> > >Last time I counted, I found ~10 bugs related to udev ttyUSB,
> > >> > >and gnome-pilot)
> > >> > >
> > >> > >I'm using the fix from:
> > >> > >http://zeniv.linux.org.uk/pub/people/mark_adams/
> > [snip]
> > >>B. I created a /etc/dev directory and created the two ttyUSB0/1 nodes
> > >>hand, pointing all pilot devices to the static device entries. This
> > >>solves all udev problems.
> > >
> > >This worked! It was weird... udev seemed to be creating the nodes
> > >(although it took a little while), but when I statically create the
> > >entries, pilot-xfer is much happier. So far, all I've done is back up,
> > >that's finally working. :) Now I'll try more complicated things like
> > >evolution sync.
> > I've had little luck with evolution. It seems to crash a little bit
> > often on startup since I've updated the pilot rpms... I don't know if
> > just a coincidence or not. Evolution has always crashed 2x per day for
> > One error I got was:
> > GThread-ERROR **: file gthread-posix.c: line 160 (): error 'Device or
> > resource busy' during 'pthread_mutex_destroy ((pthread_mutex_t *)
> > aborting...
> > Multiple segmentation faults occurred; can't display error dialog
> > I managed to sync one contact. When I tried to sync my calendar, it
> > to do something and then I got a message on my Treo saying "The
> > between your handheld computer and the desktop was lost. Some of your
> > was NOT backed up. gnome-pilot v.2.0.13."
> > Then a minute later on my computer: The application
> > "evolution-exchange-storage" has quit unexpectedly. When I select
> > Devolopers" and select evolution, it says "This application has bug
> > information, but Bug Buddy doesn't know about it. Please choose another
> > application."
> > Then I get a message saying "Evolution tasks have quit unexpectedly"...
> > "evolution calendar has crashed unexpectedly".
> > The installed RPMs for evolution have newer version numbers than the
> > the http://zeniv.linux.org.uk/pub/people/mark_adams/ site, so I didn't
> > install them... should I install them even though their version is
> > Thanks...
> > David
>My RPM versions (if it helps.)
>[gilboa at gilboa-home-dev build]$ rpm -qa | egrep 'pilot|evo' | sort
I have all of the same ones... additionally, I have:
I've managed to sync one calendar event to my local calendar... before I was
trying to sync to my exchange calendar. I don't know if the problem was due
to an interaction between sync and the evolution-connector or a much larger
number of events, but it seems happier with a few local events.
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