Bug 77016 - palm sync not working with calender + contacts
Summary: palm sync not working with calender + contacts
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pilot-link
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ivana Varekova
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Depends On:
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Reported: 2002-10-31 01:15 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-03-27 03:58 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-10-18 16:38:35 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-31 01:15:27 UTC
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Description of problem:
sync issue
> Description of your problem:
> I have managed to get rh8 to identify the seriel port connecting to my palm
> m100.  However the pilot conduits app is not allowing me to sync my contact or
> calander files from the palm.  It goes through the sync, id's the user, but
> nothing else after that, accept sync complete message, but with nothing to 
> show.
>  I contact ximian about this, see below:
> I would appreciate any assistance, identifying a bug report, whatever to help
> me!  Who does support this?  I am very confused and feel that this will require
> some minor effort to point in the right direction.  Thanks, David
> n Wed, 2002-10-23 at 12:53, Keelyn Collins wrote:
> > > A customer just bought RH80, which came with Evolution. I know we don't
> > > have XD for RH80 out yet, but do we support palm syncing on evo for
> > > RH80? I directed him to lists and monkey chat. I'd really like to help
> > > him if it's possible by at least letting him know if he should be able
> > > to find help, or if he needs to wait for XD for RH80. Any info
> > > appreciated.
> > 
> > Trick question really.  Evo supports palm syncing.  Whether and how RH
> > ships this is another matter.  In the 8.0 case, RH does support pilot
> > syncing (including USB devices).  However there is an issue with
> > configuration (or at least was) caused by a RH packaging bug.  I believe
> > they have a support article on this.
> > 
> > -JP
> Our latest response:
> Re: pilot sync issue
> Dear Sir,
> We apologize for the delay.
> Please post this issue as a bug report at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/ 
> so as to have direct contact with the Red Hat Developers.  Ximian claims that 
> there is something wrong with the rpm file distributed by Red Hat that might 
> have affected this sync feature for palm pilots under Red Hat Linux 8.0 and 
> this should be best handled at the bugzilla website.
> We apologize for the inconvenience.
> Regards,
> Roderick "Erik" Tapang
> Status: Waiting on Customer

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Comment 1 Jack Stewart 2003-01-09 17:43:06 UTC
I've also encountered the same problem where the connection to the Palm 
appears to be working just fine through pilot-link and gpilot but there
is no mechanism to define Conduits for Ximian. It seems that RH8.0 is 
missing a gcontrol package that allows you to make these definitions.

Comment 2 Ivana Varekova 2006-07-31 13:40:45 UTC
Could you please try to reproduce this problem with the devel version of
pilot-link (pilot-link-0.11.8-16).

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2006-10-18 16:38:35 UTC
Red Hat Linux is no longer supported by Red Hat, Inc. If you are still
running Red Hat Linux, you are strongly advised to upgrade to a
current Fedora Core release or Red Hat Enterprise Linux or comparable.
Some information on which option may be right for you is available at

Closing as CANTFIX.

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