[Nut-upsdev] Re: Driver for Powerware 3105 (USB)

arnaud.quette at mgeups.com arnaud.quette at mgeups.com
Mon Aug 22 08:24:09 UTC 2005

> The SRPM contains an usb usermap file and a related script for the
> hotplug mechanism to set the ownership of the usbfs device. Then the
> driver and daemons don't need to be run as root. I have no idea how that
> has to be handled for other distributions ...

every linux distro handle privileges for libusb based
programs through hotplug. But it's linux specific,
and doesn't apply to *BSD and other *nix


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