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Re: Need usb troubleshoting tool



On Saturday 02 January 2010, g wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Thanks, I hadn't tried that exact strategy yet, duh...  However, nothing
>> that looks applicable seems to appear.
>
>in meantime of my reply post and getting back into f-12, i opened "yumex"
>and ran a filter of 'monitor' to see what was there. none of which stated
>specifically 'usb', but several stated 'i/o' and 'protocol'.
>[would be nice if yumex had a boolean search feature]
>
>> Little gotcha's like that need to be pointed out in the README's that go
>> with these programs.  It would have saved me a week.
>
>consider this when it comes to usb, if it is critical, it should be on it's
>own controller. then hopefully it will get priority it needs.
>
>you could also try 'nice', but i do not know how that would work.
>
>>> not 'locked the ups for its own use', but has more like *locked out*
>>> ups.
>>
>> In fairness, the error message did say that occasionally.
>
>ok.
>
>> AI just now found that executing upsstats..cgi from a shell is very
>> noisy, but the data from the ups does seem to be in this noise.  But I've
>> no clue how to get firefox to run it instead of downloading it.
>
>what do you mean by upsstats.cgi is very noisy?
>
>just for fun of it run "/var/www/apcupsd/upsstats.cgi|less" to see just
>exactly what is going on.

Attached.

>you do not run a '.cgi' from a shell. run "man 8 upsstats.cgi" to see what
>it is for.
>
>you should have a "/usr/share/man/man8/upsstats.cgi.8.gz", which is in
>'nut-cgi package'. no, i did not install 'nut', just looking at file list
>i pulled when i had 'yumex' open.
>
>also, see;  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Gateway_Interface
>
>
>iirc, with 'nut', you need to install both server and client to have it
> work correctly. therefore, you need to install all 'nut' packages, with
> exception of development package; "nut, nut-cgi, nut-client, nut-hal,
> nut-xml". [timbw]
>
>
>later.

All from tarballs since the rpms are too old to deal with this 2+ year old 
ups, with paths corrected well enough it now runs, except for a fail report 
from upsdrvctl when starting the init.d/ups script, which works, but reports 
a FAIL.  And it was configured with all optional pieces, built and installed.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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