[Nut-upsdev] APC 1500RM / NUT 2.0.3 / newhidups / Solaris 10
selinger at mathstat.dal.ca
Fri Mar 10 09:57:44 UTC 2006
Thanks for the update! I hope you'll keep up the pressure on those
Solaris developers :) -- Peter
Marty Lee wrote:
> Peter Selinger wrote:
> > Marty Lee wrote:
> >> Folks, while I've got the above combination to compile and run under
> >> Solaris 10, it seems that there are still problems in the libusb/ugen
> >> driver stack from Sun and or the APC Smart UPS 1500, so things aren't
> >> actually working.
> >> It seems that the APC Smart UPS 1500RM doesn't return the HID descriptor
> >> length information in 0x21 as noted in a previous thread, but in my
> >> case, it also doesn't return it in 0x02 either.
> > Is there a working 'lsusb' (or equivalent) for Solaris? What does it
> > show for the report descriptor length?
> > -- Peter
> I haven't really looked for an lsusb on Solaris yet, but after George's
> offer, realised that there is a linux box sitting right next to the
> Solaris one, so plugged the usb into that instead and was then able to
> run the get_descriptor code, as posted earlier.
> It now seems that the APC is doing exactly the same as the previous
> post- the 0x21 data returns length fields of 'f3 f1', and the
> 0x02 data does include the same data as the 0x21, with the exception
> of the corrected length fields - '10 04' - again, just like the
> previous post.
> So, back to the drawing board for me. It would now seem that the
> libusb/ugen combination in Solaris is masking the APC 0x21 data,
> to the point it's different between Solaris and linux.
> I'm working with some folks at Sun at the moment, so I'll see if
> either Nevada (Solaris 11) or the next update of Solaris 10 is likely
> to add new libusb/ugen functionality. It may well be that this problem
> is just because libusb on Solaris is still in it's infancy, or it may
> already be fixed, just in the process of being released/patched.
> Thanks for all your suggestions, and since I've now got some serial-usb
> adapters, I can still get a working system. Look forward to the update
> for nut later in march, and hopefully by then, I'll have more
> information/progress with the Solaris side. For now, it looks close,
> but no cigar.
> Many regards
> Marty Lee e: marty at upstart-solutions.co.uk
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