[Nut-upsuser] Re: FreeBSD 6.1, MGE Ellipse ASR600USBS, newhidups & upsd

Vladimir Botka vlado at botka.homeunix.org
Mon Nov 27 00:50:50 CET 2006

here are my notes on ups, usb and freebsd.
HTH, -vlado

On Sun, 26 Nov 2006, Daniel O'Connor wrote:

> On Friday 24 November 2006 00:33, Eric Masson wrote:
>> upsd monitors mge-shut without any glitch now.
>> I've had a kernel crash in usb subsystem while playing with newhidups
>> yesterday evening, so usb stack could be the problem.
>> I'll check with FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE as soon as it becomes available. For
>> the time being, I have to buy another pci/serial card...
> I could never get FreeBSD to talk to the UPS via USB :(
> It would fail to send any commands so it couldn't shut the UPS down (or set
> anything).
> -- 
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