[Nut-upsuser] newhidups failing with Nova 1100 on FC5

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Thu Jun 29 14:26:35 UTC 2006

Bruno Wolff III wrote:

>I have been testing out my new MGE Nova 1100 on a system (dual Athlon) running
>Fedora Core 5 and the newhidups driver seems to be regularly dying.
>The UPS is the USB model, I have nut-2.0.3-0.1.fc5 and nut-cgi-2.0.3-0.1.fc5
>installed. I am running a 2.6.16 kernel. (I haven't upgraded to FC5's
>2.6.17 kernel yet as there seem to be some complaints about it.)
>The driver initially works. Though the initial synching times out when starting
>up the ups service. When I check back later I have been finding that the
>newhidups driver has stopped running.
>Is this a known issue?
>Is it fixed in development?
>Is there interest in getting any data from me to help further diagnose the
if you are willing to try a devel version, you can rebuild / tune the src.rpm available at http://wdl.lug.ro/linux/rpms/nut/
the binaries are generated on a centos 4 but the same src.rpm can be used on centos-3. I have no FC no test, but I see no reason it would not work.

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