Bug 133341 - No device nodes generated for USB palm devices
No device nodes generated for USB palm devices
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-pilot (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
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Blocks: 133127
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Reported: 2004-09-23 06:40 EDT by Nigel Metheringham
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-30 09:54:05 EST
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Description Nigel Metheringham 2004-09-23 06:40:28 EDT
Description of problem:
gnome-pilot et al fail due to there being no device nodes for the palm

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Additional info:
I am using a Palm Tungsten C device connected via USB.  The hack I put
in to support it was to add the following line to
/etc/udev/rules.d/10_local.rules :-
 KERNEL="ttyUSB1", SYSFS{product}="Palm Handheld", NAME="%k",

This particular palm uses the ttyUSB1 (ttyUSB0 is also active, but not
used for data transfer).  Other palm models do things differently. 
There is almost certainly a better solution than the one I am
suggesting :-/
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2004-09-23 07:09:13 EDT
gnome-pilot should use libusb or hal
Comment 2 Dave Malcolm 2004-11-02 17:52:21 EST
Adding to a general HAL/gnome-pilot integration tracker bug
Comment 3 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 17:30:54 EDT
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.

Thank you!
Comment 4 John Thacker 2006-10-30 09:54:05 EST
Closing per lack of response to previous request for information.
Note that FC3 and FC4 are supported by Fedora Legacy for security
fixes only.  Please install a still supported version and retest.  If
it still occurs on FC5 or FC6, please reopen and assign to the correct
version.  Otherwise, if this a security issue, please change the
product to Fedora Legacy.  Thanks, and we are sorry that we did not
get to this bug earlier.

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