[Nut-upsuser] Eaton USB PowerWare 3105

Brendan Kelly bkelly7 at bigpond.net.au
Tue Jun 6 02:36:26 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-06 at 04:34 +0300, lonely wolf wrote:
> 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)

The system appears to map /dev/ttyS1 to the right USB port - I have no
idea how. My entry in ups.conf is:
                 driver = bcmxcp_usb
                 port = /dev/ttyS1
This seems to work.

> > 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

Ok - willdo, thanks.

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