[Nut-upsuser] Fwd: NUT on FreeBSD

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Feb 12 01:18:03 CET 2007

On Monday 12 February 2007 09:44, Carlos Rodrigues wrote:
> Can't uu_lock cuad1: creat error: Permission denied
> Driver failed to start (exit status=1)
> 6. Since cuad1 has permission 777 this should not be possible ...

*lock* creation failed, not the attempt to open /dev/cuad1
The permissions of /var/spool/lock are what matter here, try creating a nut 
user and putting it in the dialer group, then tell NUT to run as that user 
(otherwise it setuid's to nobody)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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