[Nut-upsdev] serial/USB-over-HID layer for fentonups

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 12:56:15 UTC 2005

On 10/5/05, Pierre-Yves AILLET <pierreyves.aillet at free.fr> wrote:
> This driver is already part of nut, so I tried to launch upsdrvctl with these
> lines in /etc/nut/ups.conf:
> [Unitek_650ipF]
>         driver = energizerups
>         port = /dev/usb/hiddev0
>         desc = "Something descriptive"
> It fails with :
> Cannot communicate with UPS at /dev/usb/hiddev0
> Driver failed to start (exit status=1)

What do you get from:

   ls -l /dev/usb/hiddev*

   ls -l /dev/hiddev*

It may be a permissions problem (although energizerups still may need
some tweaking).

- Charles Lepple

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