[Nut-upsuser] Eaton USB PowerWare 3105

lonely wolf wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Tue Jun 6 01:34:14 UTC 2006

On 06/06/2006 02:53 AM, Brendan Kelly wrote:
> This is just to let the list know that I have had success getting my FC3
> system talking to my USB PW3105. I used nut 2.0.3 and recompiled from
> source so as to get the bcmxcp_usb driver. After that it was just a
> matter of following the (very good) INSTALL instructions provided in the
> tarball. Although I haven't got the hotplug scripts working yet (the
> samples provided are not a good fit on a FC3 system) I got around this
> by setting the perms (640) and ownership (nut:nut) manually for
> both /dev/ttyS1 and /proc/bus/usb/xxx/yyy (xxx/yyy obtained from lsusb).
since it's an USB ups, you should not need to touch /dev/ttyS1 (that is 
the serial port)
> I suspect I will have to redo this last step after every reboot but
> that's not real prob as reboots happen very infrequently (even more so
> now I have this UPS hopefully). I will post the new hotplug
> scripts/instructions once I work it out. I also grabbed
> the /etc/sysconfig/ups and /etc/init.d/ups from the nut 2.0.2 fc3 rpm on
> rpmfind for system V startup - they required very little hacking to work
> with the recompiled version. People are welcome to email me at
> bkelly7 at bigpond.net.au if they need more detail.
you might wish to take a look at the updated nut packages which have 
been released just a few weeks ago for fc4 and fc5. maybe those packages 
include scripts useful for you, too

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