[Nut-upsuser] nut on mac os x

Christian Huldt christian at solvare.se
Mon Aug 10 06:00:11 UTC 2009

Christian Huldt
christian at solvare.se

9 aug 2009 kl. 21.55 skrev Charles Lepple:

> On Aug 9, 2009, at 9:25 AM, Christian Huldt wrote:
>> Is there some smart way of not having ioupsd claming the device on  
>> mac os x?
> My only working Macs (at the moment) are laptops, so I haven't had  
> to try this in a while. What errors do you get if you just try to  
> run usbhid-ups?

"Can't claim the device" even if I run as root

>> Or having nut talk to ioupsd?
> We don't have code for this, but it wouldn't be completely out of  
> the question.
>> (/usr/ibexec/ioupsd is the builtin ups daemon, but I need the  
>> machine to tell the other machine about the UPS status, and ioupsd  
>> does not do networking AFAIK...)
> Out of curiosity, which version of OS X are you using?

10.5.7 client

I'm not sure of the consequences of removing disabling ioupsd, but I  
would expect it to be restored by software updates at an unpredictable  

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