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Re: Unable to bind to port '/dev/ttyUSB1'



Use dmesg when you connect your Palm Device to make sure it's connecting
to /dev/ttyUSB1.

The c in your output defines that it is a character device...

Thanks,

Tom Callahan
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Andy Allen wrote:

>I'm trying to use jpilot to sync with my PalmOne, but there seems to be
>a problem with accessing the USB port. When I run pilot-link to test the
>port, I get
>
>$ pilot-xfer -p /dev/ttyUSB1 -l
>
>   ERROR: No such device
>   Unable to bind to port '/dev/ttyUSB1'
>   Please use --help for more information
>
>Also, ls -l /dev/ttyUSB1 gives
>
>crw-------    2 andrew   uucp     188,   1 Jan 30  2003 /dev/ttyUSB1
>
>despite the fact that I've done chmod 666 /dev/ttyUSB1 previously.
>
>I don't know what the c in crw------- means - I can't find it anywhere
>in the documentation about ls. What do I need to do to make ttyUSB1
>available as a port?
>
>Andy
>
>  
>



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