KPilot to Handspring via USB

Matt Anderson emattman at
Thu Jan 30 13:19:44 GMT 2003

You are very close!
The Handspring uses two usb ports.  ttyUSB0 is control.  ttyUSB1 is 
data and needs to be linked to /dev/pilot.

Matt Anderson
On Wed, 29 Jan 2003 21:51:45 -0500, Michael D Green wrote:
>I've loaded KPilot and tried to get it to hotsync with my Handspring
>Visor via
>the USB cradle without success.
>I did a bit of Googling but all of the advice left me with too many
>and combinations of parameters to solve the problem. E.g., KPilot
>needs to
>have /dev/pilot symlinked to the USB. I shot in the dark with "ln -s
>/dev/ttyUSB0 /dev/pilot" and then "chmod 666 /dev/ttyUSB0" because
>of bits on
>info I picked up from my searches. But I don't really know that that
>is what
>is needed. And the setup for KPilot gives three choices for the USB:
>USB-devfs, and USB-m505. I found no clue on which of these I should
>Further I don't really know if I'm even shooting in the right
>My system is a Compaq Presario 4880; and my distro is SuSE 8.0 with
>Help will be much appreciated.
>Mike Green
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