[Nut-upsuser] Usbhip-ups going wild
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Mon Aug 3 09:08:47 UTC 2009
2009/8/3 Antoine Gatineau <antoine.gatineau at alcatel-lucent.com>
> Thanks for the info.
> I use the first approach.
> So, if I understood well, the nut-hal support (ie, the --with-hal) is used
> only for the 2nd approach. Udev rules are dealt when using --with-usb.
> Is that correct?
mostly! the udev rules are used in both cases...
> If so, I might be able to rebuild the nut-2.4.1 pachage for RHEL4.
> For packaging help (I think I might need some for the next stage ;-) ) do I
> continue this thread or use the nut-packaging list (or both).
no, continue using the present thread.
nut-packaging is not really active, and I've created it originally as a
placeholder for packagers discussions (related to the NUT Packaging Standard
- NPS - topic)
Linux / Unix Expert R&D - Eaton - http://www.eaton.com/mgeops
Network UPS Tools (NUT) Project Leader - http://www.networkupstools.org/
Debian Developer - http://www.debian.org
Free Software Developer - http://arnaud.quette.free.fr/
> *De :* Arnaud Quette [mailto:aquette.dev at gmail.com]
> *Envoyé :* vendredi 31 juillet 2009 21:41
> *À :* Antoine Gatineau
> *Cc :* Charles Lepple; nut-upsuser
> *Objet :* Re: [Nut-upsuser] Usbhip-ups going wild
> salut Antoine,
> 2009/7/31 Antoine Gatineau <antoine.gatineau at alcatel-lucent.com>
>> I might ask a stupid question but isn't hal used to manage the UPS device
>> and connection through udev rules?
>> I though that hal was mostly usefull with usb...
>> In the nut-hal document, it is said that HAL "allows NUT drivers to feed
>> HAL system, which will itself feeds
>> applications such as the Gnome Power Manager"
>> Does that mean hal is not used for managing the battery itself but sees
>> nut driver as a "pseudo real battery"? In this case, indeed, I do not
>> I use upsmon for power management.
> not at all. there are 2 approaches:
> - the standard one, where you have a driver (usbhid-ups), upsd and upsmon.
> udev only applies the device privileges rules.
> - the Integrated Power Management approach, where NUT USB driver can feed
> data to HAL (instead of upsd), replacing the basic USB/HID support in HAL.
> Note that HAL is being superseded by DeviceKit and DeviceKit-power.
> This approach will probably be abandonned...
>> -----Message d'origine-----
>> De : Charles Lepple [mailto:clepple at gmail.com]
>> Envoyé : vendredi 31 juillet 2009 15:08
>> À : Antoine Gatineau
>> Cc : 'nut-upsuser'
>> Objet : Re: [Nut-upsuser] Usbhip-ups going wild
>> On Jul 31, 2009, at 9:03 AM, Antoine Gatineau wrote:
>> > Indeed, nut depends on some packages not the distribution itself.
>> > You are surely right.
>> > Anyway, here are the links :
>> > RHEL 4 : ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/EPEL/4ES/SRPMS/
>> > nut-2.2.0-4.el4.src.rpm
>> > RHEL 5 : nut-2.4.1 found only on this one
>> > http://wolfy.fedorapeople.org/nut/SRPM/
> use that one.
> install it and edit the spec.
> modifying --with-all by --with-usb should be sufficient.
> Linux / Unix Expert R&D - Eaton - http://www.eaton.com/mgeops
> Network UPS Tools (NUT) Project Leader - http://www.networkupstools.org/
> Debian Developer - http://www.debian.org
> Free Software Developer - http://arnaud.quette.free.fr/
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