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On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 01:52, Bob Van Valzah wrote:
> Joe, Thanks for your advice.
> 
> I've gotten over the gpilotd starting problems for now.  I also managed
> to clean out the pilot state with rm -r -f ~/.gnome2/gnome-pilot.d
> 
> Now I'm back to the same old problem (though now it's a bit more easily
> reproduced).  When the druid first starts to talk to gpilotd to receive
> the user name and ID from the Palm, gpilotd exits:
> 
> gpilotd-Message: corba: get_pilots(...)
> gpilotd-Message: corba: get_pilots(...)
> gpilotd-Message: corba: get_pilots(...)
> gpilotd-Message: Exiting (caught SIGTERM)...
> Terminated
> 
> The first 3 lines are apparently the once per second checking to see if
> the sync button has been pressed.  But the "caught SIGTERM" line pops
> out and gpilotd exits as soon as the druid goes to read the user name
> and ID.
> 
> I tried running gpilotd under truss to figure out what what was causing
> the SIGTERM, but that didn't help.  (Gpilotd apparently forks or does
> all its work in a child process or thread or something that keeps the
> work it does from being trussed.)
> 
> So I'm still stumped.  All help or debugging advice appreciated.

Alas, without a Palm Pilot, I'm not going to be able to help much with
this.

Joe

> 
> 	Thanks,
> 	
> 	Bob
> 
> On Tue, 2003-04-08 at 16:31, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-04-08 at 17:20, Bob Van Valzah wrote:
> > > Is there any trick to making gnomepilot2 work?  I just did a
> > > pkg_deinstall -f gnomepilot and then built gnomepilot2 from the
> > > port.  I can't figure out who's supposed to start gpilotd.  Any hints there?
> > 
> > It's probably supposed to start when you login to GNOME (i.e. as part of
> > gnome-session's startup).
> > 
> > >  
> > > I did start it manually and got the druid to run, but then it exited
> > > before it could sense the user name and ID from the Palm.  I kept
> > > restarting gpilotd and pressed on with the druid and eventually got it
> > > finished, but with the GCOS user name and UID instead of anything read
> > > from the Palm.  I don't want to clobber what I have in there so I
> > > deleted that Palm but am unable to add a new one.  Every time I hit
> > > "Get from pilot" in the applet, it just times out.  I'm stuck.
> > > 
> > > Is there any way I can nuke the half-baked Pilot config I have now and
> > > start over?  All advice appreciated.
> > 
> > I believe it's all stored in gconf.  You should be able to go throw
> > ~/.gconf, and find the gpilot prefs, and remove them.
> > 
> > Joe
> > 
> > > 
> > > 	Thanks,
> > > 
> > > 	Bob
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