[Nut-upsuser] upsc "Error: ... Can't assign requested address"

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 23:19:04 UTC 2007

On 8/20/07, Bryan <gruvin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello there.
> I've just install nut 2.2 from source on my FreeBSD box. I have an MGE
> AVR 600 UPS on a USB cable. Following the INSTALL instructions,
> everything works in term of the USB driver detecting the right UPS and
> upsd loads up and runs without error.
> However, upsc reports the following error:
>    # upsc mge600 at localhost
>    Error: Connection failure:Can't assign requested address
> I was having this trouble with the FBSD ports version of nut v2.0.4,
> hence the source build of 2.2. Whilst other things are working much
> better with 2.2 (like the upsd driver auto-driver load, which wasn't
> before), this "address assignment" problem remains.
> (I have no firewall activated, if that's of any relevance).

I am by no means a FreeBSD expert, but I do have a test machine that I
can try this with.

A couple of questions:

What version of FreeBSD are you running?

Is IPv6 enabled?

- Charles Lepple

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