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Old 12-11-2007, 04:33 PM
"S. J. van Harmelen"
 
Default P.S. PDA and Ubuntu 7.04 / 7.10 changes?

On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 18:22 +0100, S. J. van Harmelen wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 13:38 -0200, Felipe Figueiredo wrote:
> > Hi SJ,
> >
> > On Dec 11, 2007 12:41 PM, S. J. van Harmelen <svh@dds.nl> wrote:
> > > Hi list,
> > >
> > > I have a small question about PDA's and Ubuntu 7.10. A few moths ago I
> > > could use a PDA connected to my Ubuntu 7.04 workstation, to connect true
> > > Citrix and sync with MS Outlook.
> > >
> > > Now after I upgraded to 7.10 this doesn't seem to work anymore
> > >
> > > I still get the correct messages in dmesg about finding the PDA and
> > > creating the ttyUSB0 device, but then nothing else happens.
> > >
> > > Also when I do a "cat something > /dev/ttyUSB0" I see a popup on the PDA
> > > saying something about it's USB connection.
> > >
> > > So the connection seems fine, but the Citrix client can't seem to
> > > find/see the PDA anymore.
> > >
> > > So what changed? Any help/tips or pointers are very much appreciated!!
> >
> > If I understand correctly, now the default way is through libusb, so
> > the port you should use is not '/dev/something' but 'usb:' (without
> > quotes, with colon).
>
> Oke, but I don't "use" anything. In 7.04 it was as simple as plugging in
> the PDA, and the Citrix client did the rest. So I did not have to
> specify any paths (ports) manually at all.
>
> So my guess is that now the PDA is not presented to the system the same
> way as before, and Citrix does not reconize the device anymore.

Does HAL (maybe in combination with udev) play a role here?

>
> So any way to get the behavior back to the way it was in 7.04?
>
> Or am I totally interpeting this the wrong way? Then please enlighten
> me!
>
> Thanks!
>
> Sander
>
>
>


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