Bug#197417: gnome-pilot: Similar problem with Palm Zire.
Romain Chantereau wrote:
> ** Message: Cradle Type -> USB
> ** Message: cradle device name -> Zire
> ** Message: cradle device name -> usb:
> ** Message: Pilot Speed -> 115200
> ** Message: Timeout -> 1
> (gpilotd:13969): gpilotd-WARNING **: An error occurred while getting the PDA's system data
> (gpilotd:13969): gpilotd-WARNING **: error -201 from pi_close.
> - I have another computer where the synchro is working well.
> - I tried getting the ID and manualy setting it, same results.
> - I increased the timeout, same results.
> - I set the timeout to zero, the Zire gave up and gpilotd waits undefinitly
> and never display the two last lines.
> What can I do in order to resolve this problem ?
Look with 'ls -lR /dev/bus/usb' which device appears when you press the
sync button on the Zire. You must have read/write access to that
device. I had to add myself to the group 'dialout', that solved the
problem for me.