[Nut-upsuser] Mustek Powermust 600VA

Alexander I. Gordeev lasaine at lvk.cs.msu.su
Thu Nov 22 00:19:21 UTC 2007

On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 14:27:18 +0300, Arjen de Korte  
<nut+users at de-korte.org> wrote:

>> Please, try this off-tree patch:
>> http://probu.nl/~p.v.valderen/lakeview.v2.patch
>> or an updated version below with resolved conflicts with the
>> current trunk.
>> The driver name is 'lakeview_usb'.
> It is *very* unlikely that this is going to work. The 'lakeview' driver  
> is
> essentially for a contact-closure-over-USB interface.
> As far as I know, the Mustek Powermust 600VA uses the Megatec protocol
> over USB. The fact that it is reported to work with the 'megatec' driver
> on the RS232 interface is also a strong indication for that. In that  
> case,
> the 'megatec_usb' driver would be appropriate. Unfortunately, neither the
> 'agiler' nor 'krauler' subdrivers appear to work for this device (search
> the archives for this), so we probably need to write a third subdriver.  
> If
> you're willing to work with us, we might do that.
> Another, much easier way, is to use a serial-to-USB converter that can be
> bought for around € 10 nowadays. This will provide your system with a
> serial interface, so that you can use the RS232 interface with the
> 'megatec' driver.
> Best regards, Arjen

Oops, you are right indeed...


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