[Nut-upsuser] nut suddenly stopped working...

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 22:01:51 CET 2007

[please, keep the traffic on the list]

2007/2/23, A.Lizard <alizard at ecis.com>:
> At 05:12 AM 2/23/07, you wrote:
> >Not sure you've seen it, so I step up:
> >
> >in the "ps" output, there is: hald-addon-hid-ups
> >this is an HAL addon, based upon the same code as our old hidups...
> >this is what I'm working on in NUT to replace.
> >I've not thought at it before since I've completely disabled hiddev
> >support in kernel for MGE units, but any other brand that is HID
> >compliant, should face it.
> >
> >the detach method might fail since the driver is _used_, not only loaded!
> >
> >Note that the above is the reason why I've not thrown out _our_ HAL
> >support: we still need a way to instruct the HAL autoloaded drivers
> >not to run if we want to use the classic nut . And this will be done
> >through the new config (nut.conf -> MODE)
> >
> >I've no clean solution apart from removing / renaming the addon...
> So I should try finding the addon and removing or renaming it?


simply unplug your UPS' USB cord
rename the hald-addon-hid-ups file (should be somewhere in
/usr/lib/hal ; use rpm or deb to query the content exact and path of
the hal package)
plug back your USB cord,
retry the previous tests.

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