[Nut-upsuser] New problem, new thread (I think)

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 13:21:14 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 4:12 AM, Arjen de Korte <nut+users at de-korte.org> wrote:
> Citeren Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at gmail.com>:
>> Well, /etc/hal/fdi is now empty, and because I'd killed hald, I had to
>> reboot
>> with the reset button, no keyboard or mouse, but the above condition
>> remains,
>> and the nut driver is dead again for the same reason, it cannot take
>> possession of /dev/hiddev0 because according to htop, hald-addon-hid-ups
>> is
>> listening to /dev/hiddev0 and running as root.
>> Ideas about this?  Anybody?
> Add --without-hal on the configure command line. Apparently, you used
> --with-all=auto. See 'docs/nut-hal.txt' for more info on the HAL enabled
> drivers.

Actually, if it is "hald-addon-hid-ups" and not
"hald-addon-usbhid-ups", then that probably came from the upstream HAL
project, not from NUT. (I don't really know what the recommended
procedure is there, since most of my Linux boxes are command-line

Gene: do I understand correctly that this is Mandriva 2010?

Arnaud, any recommendations as to the right way to disable this?

- Charles Lepple

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