[Nut-upsuser] Confusing Generic USB UPS cannot be matched

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 09:08:52 UTC 2011

2011/11/30 Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org>:
> Replying to my own post:
> There is nothing in messages after the startup of ups.
> G
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 2011-11-29, at 0:12, Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
>> Completely forgot to look at the syslog. Thanks for reminding me.  Will check in the morning.
>> It's most annoying. So near yet so far. Everything right up to the end appears to right and then..... I swear the damn thing is laughing at me (said he anthropomorphizing a chumk of lead and some copper).
>> Hah a chumk of lead! Yes that IS what you call it. Like a pride of lions.
>> Geoff
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On 2011-11-28, at 19:58, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Nov 28, 2011, at 5:09 PM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
>>>> upsc gives output, upscmd -l works
>>>> upscmd -u nutty -p nuttypass nexxtech beeper.toggle
>>>> fails are before with ERR ACCESS DENIED.
>>> Anything else in syslog? What if you enable *.debug from syslog?
>>> Also, I am not familiar with the options that Fedora uses to build the NUT RPMs. It could be something to do with tcp_wrappers, although I would have expected a syslog message to that effect.

check that nut udev script (nut/scripts/udev/...rules) is installed on
your system, to address device permissions.
setting manually won't work, because of device name increment.

next, post your ups.conf, upsd.{conf,users} and upsmon.conf (trimmed
of password!) for analysis.

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