[Nut-upsuser] 64bits bug? (was: my ups shuts down when starting upsd)

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Mon Feb 19 10:14:12 CET 2007

2007/2/19, Glen Ogilvie <nelg at linuxsolutions.co.nz>:
> Hi,
> I have a Fenton Powerpal L660, when I try and configure nut with either the
> metatec or fentonups driver, and start upsd, the UPS instantly turns itself
> off.
> It used to work, until I changed my motherboard and CPU, which means it has
> a different bios and serial port setup.
> This is happening with Nut 2.0.1 and also Nut 2.0.5.   I have an AMD64 bit
> processor, Mandriva 2007 64 bit.
> Any suggestions as to what I should do to investigate this?
> The error I got from the fenton drive was:
> Short read during UPS id sequence

I wonder if were not facing a 64b bugs?!
can you make another test with nut 2.0.5 + megatec + same ups on a 32
bits system, and report back.

Any developer with a 64b setup to report back?

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