Subject: Re: Problems with Handspring Visor Platinum
To: Bernd Sieker <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/01/2001 20:11:46
Bernd Sieker wrote:

> It seems that the Visor Platinum (and from what I've heard the Prism,
> too, and most likely the Edge as well) expects an immediate response
> from the Desktop after it initiaes a Hotsync-Operation. If that
> response is only a tenth of a second (or thereabouts) too late, it
> merely times out after a few seconds claiming that the connection to
> the desktop could not be established.
> Unfortunately however, I cannot start the synching software before I
> press the button, because it only tells me ttyU0 ("ucom0") is not
> configured which is true, since USB devices are configured at run-time
> and the Handspring HotSync-Cradle only attaches when the button is
> pressed.
> How do we escape from this vicious circle?

Hmmm, interesting problem.  I'm not sure how to handle it.
But I will think about it.  :-)

    -- Lennart