Bug 177539 - [RHEL4] Pilot instructions are confusing and unhelpful
[RHEL4] Pilot instructions are confusing and unhelpful
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
Ben Levenson
Depends On:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2006-01-11 12:47 EST by Suzanne Hillman
Modified: 2008-02-03 11:32 EST (History)
0 users

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-02-03 11:32:57 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Suzanne Hillman 2006-01-11 12:47:27 EST
Description of problem:
The instructions for setting up and using one's Palm Pilot with Evolution are
confusing, unhelpful, and often just plain wrong.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to "Help", then to "Synchronizing Your Handheld Device", then "Enabling
2. See how it claims you can just do a chmod on /dev/ttyUSB* to make it happy.
Find this interesting, since you _actually_ have to create a
"/etc/udev/rules.d/10-visor.rules" file, as per instructions in
http://pilot-link.org/README.usb (or something similar)
3. Go to "Selecting Conduits", and see how it references Control Center. The
actual thing to do is go to Evo's Tools, Pilot Settings section. (If you go
before its set up and working, this will call the first time wizard. Otherwise,
you will have tabs, one of which is 'conduits')
This is also a problem on FC4. It is also not a regression.
Comment 1 Matthew Barnes 2008-02-03 11:32:57 EST
Evolution 2.0.2 is only being updated for security issues.  Closing as WONTFIX.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.