--- Robin Harbron <email@example.com> wrote: > Ruud Baltissen wrote: > > > It must be Windows based as that's what the software included > > > with these gadgets works with. > > > > Why? RS232 is OS independent, or do I miss a point? > > To be more clear - I have a number of "gadgets" (digital camera, > TI-86 calculator, Palm Pilot, Cybiko) that have 9-pin serial > cables. These items ship with Windows based software that allows > data to be transferred to and from the camera, for example. Go over to the Linux side and have a look around there for your devices. I know there are programs to dump the Palm Pilot; I use pilotxfer. It works great, especially for a physical backup of my Palm. Digital cameras, however, are another matter. Each one is different. Maybe you can save some time looking at the source for pilotxfer, though. -ethan ===== Even though my old e-mail address is no longer going to vanish, please note my new public address: firstname.lastname@example.org The original webpage address is still going away. The permanent home is: http://penguincentral.com/ See http://ohio.voyager.net/ for details. __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Yahoo! Auctions - Buy the things you want at great prices. http://auctions.yahoo.com/ - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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