Bug 87839 - Evolution and gpilot computer lock up
Evolution and gpilot computer lock up
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-04-02 19:06 EST by Clayton Rogers
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:40:44 EDT
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Description Clayton Rogers 2003-04-02 19:06:38 EST
Description of problem:
When synching evolution and my palm using the gpilot connector I get an entire
system lock up.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rpm -qa | grep -i pilot && rpm -q evolution
gnome-pilot-0.1.71-2
pilot-link-devel-0.11.5-4
pilot-link-0.11.5-4
gnome-pilot-devel-0.1.71-2
evolution-1.2.2-5

How reproducible:
It will synch the first time.  I see that the gpilotd process is running and
evolution is running.  As soon as I press the hotsync button, lock up.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Open evolution and mount palm in cradle.
2.  Go to Tools -> Pilot Settings to get the gpilotd process started.
3.  Press hot sync button then wait.
4.  Hot sync works and then I press it again, complete lock up. ("un-ping-able")
    
Actual results:

Lock up.

Expected results:

To hot sync properly.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-04-02 19:10:28 EST
What type of pilot?  When it locks up, do the keyboard LEDs blink?
Comment 2 Clayton Rogers 2003-04-02 19:16:39 EST
It is a Palm m130.

No computer activity at all.  No lights on keyboard.

Comment 3 Tom Wood 2003-06-20 19:36:01 EDT
Same issue with a Handspring Visor Pro, except that, since the very first
syncing ever, the lockup occurs every time now.  Hard lock as well, no keyboard
light toggling, unpingable.

I also have jpilot-0.99.2-11 installed, if it matters.  Otherwise, list is same
as Clayton's.
Comment 4 Tom Wood 2003-06-20 19:38:10 EDT
Running gpilotd manually works for me.
Comment 5 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:40:44 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
persists.

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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