OESF | ELSI | pdaXrom | OpenZaurus | Zaurus Themes | Community Links | Ibiblio

IPB

Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )

> Where Does The Cacko Pim Data Reside?
PaulBx1
post Mar 4 2006, 11:51 PM
Post #1





Group: Members
Posts: 41
Joined: 26-February 06
Member No.: 9,234



C1000 running Cacko 1.23

Since I can't get sync working, I'm laboriously beaming Address Book categories over from my Palm. They end up as files on my SD card in a folder "Obex_Inbox". When I click them, they get dumped into my Address Book with category "Unfiled". So, for each address I have to reset its category to what it really is.

Now, as I'm doing this, I'm wondering, whenever I change and close an address, is it doing a write to internal flash (thus using up that flash life)? Or are all these changes going on in RAM, and the only time flash gets written is when I exit the program?

I don't see the regular data files for the Address Book application on the Zaurus. I wonder if they can be put on the SD card too?

Also, if anyone knows a way to do this change en masse rather than one at a time, I'd appreciate knowing about it.

Finaqlly, somewhat off this topic, I'm thinking of the possibility of bypassing my PC altogether in syncing, and simply using my Zaurus as the place where the "Palm Desktop" resides (or course, I mean an application that emulates Palm Desktop). For example, this page lists Unix applications that act as the "Palm Desktop" on a Unix box, for a Palm handheld. Has anyone ported something like this to the Zaurus? If so, then I could bypass the Intellisync/PalmDesktop/Outlook mess altogether.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
 
Start new topic
Replies
xamindar
post Mar 5 2006, 01:04 AM
Post #2





Group: Members
Posts: 803
Joined: 30-March 04
From: California
Member No.: 2,368



pim data is under /home/zaurus/Applications/dtm

But I wouldn't worry about killing your flash... You will probably break your Z or have a new one by then.

There are palm emulators out there. I had one running on my 5600 a long time ago. I had to join the palm developers to be able to get the palm rom file. It ran really slow though.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Posts in this topic


Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 



RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 2nd September 2014 - 06:06 PM