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Re: Nut,usb and installation



Matthew Saltzman wrote:
On Sat, 24 Sep 2005, david walcroft wrote:

Hi,
  I'm trying to set up my ups  [Powermate 3105]  so far :

1/ It's recognised as 'Vendor=0592 Prodid=0002'

2/ Kernel message : 'reddwarf kernel: usb 2-1: new low speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2'

I installed 'CheckUPS' from Powermate.com.au

Read posts at marc.theaimsgroup, didn't appear to help (serial connections as against usb)

Have problems in understanding which port or pipe to use.

similar problem in uderstanding how you start it running and the config files for me are murder to work through.

I realy need someone to help me install/run Nut/CheckUPS

 Thanks     david


ALthough there's no documentation refrerring to it, you need to configure nut in FC using /etc/sysconfig/ups. Things that you can set there need to be set there. Other things are configured using the files in /etc/ups.

Also, there's a bug against the kernel (can't get to Bugzilla to check the number just now due to flakey net connection) regarding the hidups driver and unhandled interrupts that may cause you problems (unless it's fixed in the latest updates-testing kernel).

Matthew,
       Progress so far,read Bugzilla Bug 164051 and 160700 Very helpful
upgraded to nut 2.0.2.1 and able start nut with the result :

[david reddwarf ~]$ sudo service ups restart
Stopping UPS monitor:                                      [FAILED]
Stopping upsd:                                             [FAILED]
Shutting down Powermate-3105:                              [FAILED]
Starting Powermate-3105: /etc/init.d/functions: line 148: /sbin/Powermate-3105: No such file or directory
                                                           [FAILED]
Starting upsd: Network UPS Tools upsd 2.0.2
Can't chdir to /var/run/nut: No such file or directory
                                                           [FAILED]
Starting UPS monitor (master): Network UPS Tools upsmon 2.0.1
UPS: genericups reddwarf (master) (power value 1)
Using power down flag file /etc/killpower

                                                           [  OK  ]
But not able to tell if nut is doing anything.

    Thanks  david














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