[Nut-upsuser] Tripplite Smart1500

Dianne Yumul Dianne at wellsgaming.com
Mon Jun 8 15:50:32 UTC 2009

On Jun 6, 2009, at 7:19 AM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:

> On 06/06/2009 03:27 AM, Charles Lepple wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 2:15 PM, Dianne  
>> Yumul<Dianne at wellsgaming.com> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> We have a Tripplite SMART1500RMXL2U and nut-2.2.0-6.el5 installed  
>>> on Centos
>>> 5.3. I've been unsuccessful on getting upsmon to work.
>>> usdrvctl seems to start despite some warnings/errors:
>>> # upsdrvctl start smart1500
>>> Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.2.0-
>>> Network UPS Tools - Tripp Lite OMNIVS and SMARTPRO driver 0.11.1  
>>> (2.2.0-)
>>> Warning: This is an experimental driver.
>>> Some features may not function correctly.
>>> Detected a UPS: TRIPP LITE/  Tripp Lite SMART1500RMXL2U
>>> libusb_get_interrupt() returned -110 instead of 8
>>> libusb_get_interrupt() returned -110 instead of 8
>>> libusb_get_interrupt() returned -110 instead of 8
>> [...]
>> At some point between 2.2.0 and 2.4.1, a retry count was increased,
>> which would reduce the number of timeout (-110) errors. Also, in
>> recent versions, the "unit.id" setting is not retrieved if you are
>> using Protocol 4.
>>> ups.status:
>> The "ups.status" value is problematic - it should include at least OL
>> or OB. Not sure whether it is due to Protocol 4-related changes, or
>> the aforementioned timeout.
>>> I start upsmon anyways but get the following, I lose
>>> communication immediately.:
>>> Client monuser at logged into UPS [smart1500]
>>> Communications with UPS smart1500 at localhost lost
>>> Is this because the protocol is unknown? I found stuff on the  
>>> archive and
>>> changelog that indicate it may be fixed on nut-2.4.1, but I can't  
>>> find any
>>> rpms for Centos 5.3. Is there an easier way than building an rpm?
>> It may not be too hard to modify the RPM file to use the NUT 2.4.1
>> source tarball instead of 2.2.0.
>    A couple of days ago I have modified a bit and recompiled the  
> src.rpm from fedora rawhide (2.4.1) in order to make it work on  
> Centos 5.3.
>    The modified source rpms as well as the binaries as built by me  
> are available from http://wolfy.fedorapeople.org/nut. It also  
> requires newer versions of libcurl (which is also used by php so if  
> you have php on the same system, you might need to either recompile  
> either nut or php ) and powerman. The packages also need libssh2  
> from Centos-extras. The whole stack has been successfully installed  
> by the friend for whom I recompiled the packages.
>    Feel free to get in touch with me directly if you need help with  
> these packages. However please ask on this list any nut-related  
> question, I am acting just a packaging monkey wrt to nut.

I just want to thank everyone for their help. Thanks to Manuel for  
providing the rpms, I hope to install it later this week.


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