[Nut-upsuser] Re: NUT with bcmxcp_usb driver

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Mon Mar 6 08:25:36 UTC 2006

Hi Andrew,

thanks to subscribe to nut-upsuser and continue on this one:

The solution to your problem depends on the way you installed NUT.
It's possibly one of these:

Andrew Wallace wrote:
> Hi
> I've been trying to get NUT working with my POWERWARE 5110, I am using
> the bcmxcp_usb driver, but its not working properly, I am able to get
> the driver to connect to the ups, but only if I add -u root to the
> command. (This is not too much of a problem atm, but I would like to be
> able to run it as nut)
> The problem is when I run upsd, I get, Can't connect to UPS [powerware]
> (bcmxcp_usb-auto): Permission denied, as it is trying to run as the nut
> user, any help would be appeciated
> Thanks

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