[Nut-upsuser] cannot connect to usb ups on solaris express 02/07

Zoltan Farkas zoly at daxtechnologies.com
Wed Mar 7 21:08:07 CET 2007

A question:

# /usr/local/ups/bin/upsc z2ups at localhost
battery.charge: 100
battery.voltage: 13.5
battery.voltage.nominal: 12.0
driver.name: usbhid-ups
driver.parameter.pollinterval: 10
driver.parameter.port: auto
driver.version: 2.1.0
driver.version.data: TrippLite HID 0.1 (experimental)
driver.version.internal: 0.30
input.frequency: 59.8
input.voltage: 405.4
input.voltage.nominal: 120
ups.beeper.status: enabled
ups.delay.reboot: 65535
ups.delay.shutdown: 65535
ups.mfr: Tripp Lite
ups.model: TRIPP LITE UPS
ups.power.nominal: 1000
ups.productid: 2005
ups.serial: 692199 B
ups.status: OL CHRG
ups.test.result: 0
ups.vendorid: 09ae

the input voltage seems wrong, any ideas why?


-----Original Message-----
From: nut-upsuser-bounces+zoly=daxtechnologies.com at lists.alioth.debian.org [mailto:nut-upsuser-bounces+zoly=daxtechnologies.com at lists.alioth.debian.org] On Behalf Of Zoltan Farkas
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2007 3:05 PM
To: Charles Lepple; Arnaud Quette
Cc: nut-upsuser at lists.alioth.debian.org
Subject: RE: [Nut-upsuser] cannot connect to usb ups on solaris express 02/07

Thanks for the help guys, got it working:

# ./upsdrvctl start

Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.1.0
Network UPS Tools: 0.28 USB communication driver 0.28 - core 0.30 (2.1.0)

Detected a UPS: Tripp Lite /TRIPP LITE UPS
Using subdriver: TrippLite HID 0.1 (experimental)

# /usr/local/ups/sbin/upsd
Network UPS Tools upsd 2.1.0
listening on port 3493
Connected to UPS [z2ups]: z2ups

# /usr/local/ups/bin/upsc z2ups at localhost ups.status

Also used a article (basically the same thing as you suggested):


Thanks again


-----Original Message-----
From: Charles Lepple [mailto:clepple at gmail.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2007 11:38 AM
To: Arnaud Quette
Cc: Zoltan Farkas; nut-upsuser at lists.alioth.debian.org
Subject: Re: [Nut-upsuser] cannot connect to usb ups on solaris express 02/07

On 3/7/07, Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> # add_drv -i '"usb463,ffff.1"' -m '* 0660 nut root' ugen
> # update_drv -a -m '* 0666 root sys' -i '"usb463,0001.1"' ugen
> # reboot -- -r
> Note that the above example is for MGE units (0x463 - 0xFFFF or 0x463 - 0x0001)

Arnaud, thanks for pointing that out - I assumed it was like the *BSD
kernels where you have to rebuild the entire kernel, not just

Zoltan: you may have to check the system logs to find the exact USB
VID/PID for your UPS. Most likely the VID is 0x9ae, and the PID might
be 0x1 or 0x2001 (from memory, not sure).

- Charles Lepple

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