[Nut-upsuser] 24V DC ATX PSU with limited UPS functionality over USB
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Mon Mar 17 08:55:47 UTC 2008
2008/3/14, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2008/3/14, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com>:
> > > Also, I believe that GNOME has a power monitor that works with HID PDC
> > > devices out-of-the-box, which would be another bonus feature if you go
> > > down the USB route.
> > hey Charles, haven't you looked at the NUT HAL support?
> > This is all about that, but not limited to HID/PDC (in fact, all the
> > NUT USB UPSs are supported)
> I have looked at it. I think the difference is that if you install the
> base GNOME packages on, say, Ubuntu, you get a little bit of HAL PDC
> functionality for free. If you want support tailored to a specific
> UPS, that's where NUT+HAL comes in to play.
in fact, this base support is serviced by the HAL embedded
addon-hid-ups, which is basically the old NUT hidups driver (so based
on the hiddev kernel stack and so linux only).
This addon is due to removal once nut-hal-drivers is well packaged and
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