[Nut-upsdev] HCL HP R5000 supported by bcmxcp
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Tue Apr 10 15:39:47 UTC 2012
2012/4/5 Peter Tuhársky <tuharsky at misbb.sk>
I tested productid=0x1fe7 for usbhid-ups and it did not help. Do I need to
> compile a development version of NUT first?
> Or what should I do?
mea culpa: the productID was obviously missing, but the VendorID too.
I've just committed the patch in trunk (r3525) which adds USB/HID (Eaton
mode) support for HP:
(the changeset should be available in ~1h)
there are still a few TODO and tests needed, but I've been retaining this
commit for too long now.
>From there, you can either use the trunk or simply patch your version with
Dňa 31.03.2012 20:40, Arnaud Quette wrote / napísal(a):
> 2012/3/30 Peter Tuhársky<tuharsky at misbb.sk>
>> Hi, Arnaud
>> Hi Peter
>> Thank You for Your kind answer.
>>> I attempted to use USB, as You suggested. After connecting the cable,
>>> kernel detects HP R 5000 as HID like this:
>>> [ 1701.100025] usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and
>>> address 2
>>> [ 1701.324982] usb 2-1: New USB device found, idVendor=03f0,
>>> [ 1701.324985] usb 2-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2,
>>> [ 1701.324989] usb 2-1: Product: HP R5000
>>> [ 1701.324991] usb 2-1: Manufacturer: HP
>>> [ 1701.324992] usb 2-1: SerialNumber: 3C81520083
>>> [ 1701.325147] usb 2-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
>>> [ 1701.391326] usbcore: registered new interface driver hiddev
>>> [ 1701.433359] generic-usb: probe of 0003:03F0:1FE7.0001 failed with
>>> [ 1701.433395] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbhid
>>> [ 1701.433460] usbhid: v2.6:USB HID core driver
>>> Although generic-usb fails with error -22, I hope this should not be a
>>> problem, since next lines, usbcore and usbhid show no no sign of trouble.
>> not sure why you get this. I'll have to go back to the kernel soon...
>> I set ups.conf like this:
>>> protocol = usbhid-ups
>>> port = auto
>>> However, starting upsdrvctl shows this error:
>>> Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.4.3
>>> Network UPS Tools - Generic HID driver 0.34 (2.4.3)
>>> USB communication driver 0.31
>>> No matching HID UPS found
>>> Driver failed to start (exit status=1)
>>> Should I use some exact vendor specification in ups.conf and if, what
>>> should it be? Or is there other source of trouble?
>> R5000 (USB productID 0x1fe7) is part of my (still underway) patch :-/
>> adding "productid=0x1fe7" to your usp.conf will indeed fix it.
>> note that I've still a few fixes staging and tests needed on my side, even
>> for HID.
>> so expect to see a few buggy values, like for battery.temperature.
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