[Nut-upsuser] powerware 5110 and openbsd

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 17:57:26 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 11:07 AM, Hannu Vuolasaho <vuokko at msn.com> wrote:
> Hello all!
> I've been trying to get my UPS working with my OpenBSD stable box and I
> haven't had any luck yet.
> dmesg shows that I have something from Powerware
> usb0 at uhci0: USB revision 1.0
> uhub0 at usb0 "Intel UHCI root hub" rev 1.00/1.00 addr 1
> biomask f5fd netmask fffd ttymask ffff
> ugen0 at uhub0 port 1 "Powerware Powerware UPS" rev 0.20/0.50 addr 2
> nut version 2.4.0.-pre1
>  driverctl start
> gives
> Can't open POWERWARE USB device, retrying ...
> the port is set to auto in config file.
> /dev/ugen0* have enough permissions.

We are still in the process of collecting all the NUT/USB/*BSD
documentation from various emails, but have you also checked
/dev/usb0? I believe that libusb on BSD requires permissions on
/dev/usb? to scan the bus to find /dev/ugen0.

Please let us know how that works,

- Charles Lepple

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