[Nut-upsuser] Re: tripp lite omnivs1500xl and usb

arnaud.quette at mgeups.com arnaud.quette at mgeups.com
Mon Aug 8 13:25:25 UTC 2005

> ...
> ./configure --with-user=nut --prefix=/usr/local/nut-2.0.2
> --with-linux-hiddev=/usr/src/linux/include/linux/hiddev.h

this flag is only needed for the old hidups.
newhidups use libusb...

> ...
> but, when i run newhidups this is what i get:
> [/usr/local/nut-2.0.2](10)# ./bin/newhidups -DDDDD auto
> Network UPS Tools: New USB/HID UPS driver 0.23 (2.0.2)
> ...
> No USB/HID UPS found
> from looking at the newhidups source i know that this ups isn't supported
> yet, but it doesn't even print out the "manufacturer not supported"
> message even though the vendor id 09ae matches.
> hopefully i haven't missed something obvious but i would really like to
> help get this ups working with nut if it's possible.

you should have miss the hotplug files installation.
try "export USB_DEBUG=3", and you should get
some "operation not permitted errors".
For the solution, look at (search for hotplug):

Lastly, as far as I remember, tripplite doesn't expose
much data, and we never succeeded in getting something
from that:

As always, my recommendation is... MGE!

Arnaud Quette
Linux / Unix Expert - MGE UPS SYSTEMS - R&D Dpt
OpenSource Developer - http://arnaud.quette.free.fr/
Debian Developer - http://people.debian.org/~aquette/
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