Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 77016
palm sync not working with calender + contacts
Last modified: 2007-03-26 23:58:09 EDT
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Description of problem:
> 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
> 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.
> Roderick "Erik" Tapang
> Status: Waiting on Customer
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. see description
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.
Could you please try to reproduce this problem with the devel version of
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Closing as CANTFIX.