[Nut-upsuser] MGE Nova AVR 600 USB on FreeBSD
aquette.dev at gmail.com
Mon Feb 19 10:03:21 CET 2007
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2007/2/19, Rob Wise <rob at wonk.org>:
> Hi Arnaud,
> On 16/02/07, Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> > does the driver block on "Waiting for notifications... "
> > or do you see some other identical messages?
> > if the driver is blocked, then you have (about) the same problem as
> > solaris (but they don't have implemented USB interrupts through
> > libusb!).
> > a call to usb_interrupt_read() (libusb function) block indefinitly the process!
> > if this is the case, you can try to extend the workaround:
> > - look at configure.in,
> > - search for SUN_LIBUSB
> > - extend the target_os to include the freebsd system
> > - call autoreconf and recompile usbhid-ups
> This has worked! - I am now able to poll data from the UPS:
good to hear
> root# /usr/local/ups/bin/upsc mge-nova at localhost
> battery.charge: 100
> battery.charge.low: 30
> battery.runtime: 1000
> battery.type: PbAc
> > then relaunch usbhid-ups in debug and feed us back,
> > Note that this is only a temporary fix that disable interrupt handling
> > (so the driver only polls the UPS), while waiting for a proper
> > solution in freebsd / sun...
> Just to clarify this.. There is a bug with the USB code in FreeBSD
> 6.2 causing the driver to block - do you know if anyone has raised a
> PR for it?
I don't know.
@Thierry: any input on this point?
> Also your comment "(so the driver only polls the UPS)" - does this
> mean the UPS will not be able to notify NUT of a power failure as it
> occurs, but we'll pick it up next time NUT polls?
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