Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 180570
pilot-link needs to be upgraded to stable version
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:23 EST
pilot-link needs to be the stable version not the
Version of release notes this bug refers to:
Fedora Core 4 final release
As reported, when I backed out kdepim, evolution, jpilot, ...
rpm -e pilot-link,
went to fedora core 3
rpmbuild --rebuild pilot-link-0.11.8-8.src.rpm
reinstalled the pilot-link rpm from
had to rpmbuild --rebuild
kdepim, evolution, jpilot
and whatever else complained when I did the
rpm -e pilot-link
It all worked. It is not a kernel problem.
The problem is using the pilot-link-0.12*pre*rpm.
It has a new API which breaks the visor and palm rpm
The new kernel still does not automagically recognize
the visor in time so I have to do the
if [ ! -c /dev/ttyUSB0 ] ; then
mknod /dev/ttyUSB0 c 188 0
if [ ! -c /dev/ttyUSB1 ] ; then
mknod /dev/ttyUSB1 c 188 1
if [ ! -L /dev/pilot ] ; then
ln -s /dev/ttyUSB1 /dev/pilot
chown [yourname] /dev/ttyUSB0 /dev/ttyUSB1
chmod 0664 /dev/ttyUSB0 /dev/ttyUSB1
i have reverted to stable release 0.11.8. It's now available in
fc4-update-testing. Many thanks for your report.