[Nut-upsuser] Nut newhidups USB interface
selinger at mathstat.dal.ca
Sat Mar 8 14:31:35 UTC 2008
please try the instructions at
(with appropriate modifications for FreeBSD).
If you can't get it to work, please get help from the nut-upsuser
mailing list (cc'd above), as I am no longer actively involved in NUT
Good luck, -- Peter
Shane Roberts wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> I am running the NUT UPS software on two FreeBSD Unix boxes.
> I have it working nicely on one box using an APC Smart-UPS SC 450
> power supply.
> I am trying to set up the other FreeBSD box which only has a USB
> interface. I have attached an APC Back-UPS RS 800 to it using the USB
> I have followed the insructions for using the newhidups USB driver for
> NUT as given at:
> but it does not work.
> I get a:
> Network UPS Tools: New USB/HID UPS driver 0.28 (2.0.4)
> No matching USB/HID UPS found
> I am running NUT version:
> nut-2.0.4 Network UPS Tools
> nut-usb-2.0.4 Network UPS Tools - USB driver
> on FreeBSD.
> Can you point me to some better documentation on this to help me
> through my problem?
> The documentation for:
> man newhidups
> Is pretty thin.
> Shane Roberts
> Phone: 866-867-2933
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