[Nut-upsuser] APC Smart-UPS 1000 USB not compatible?

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 22:44:58 UTC 2011

Hi Christopher,

2011/10/31 Christopher Newcombe <cnewcombe at holy-comforter.org>

>  Hi all, just installed the nut package from apt on Ubuntu. Here's what I
> got.
>  Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.4.3
> Network UPS Tools - Generic HID driver 0.34 (2.4.3)
> USB communication driver 0.31
> This APC device (051d:0003) is not (or perhaps not yet) supported
> by usbhid-ups. Please make sure you have an up-to-date version of NUT. If
> this does not fix the problem, try running the driver with the
> '-x productid=0003' option. Please report your results to the NUT user's
> mailing list <nut-upsuser at lists.alioth.debian.org>.
>  No matching HID UPS found
> Driver failed to start (exit status=1)

APC 5G support was added to NUT 2.6.0.
you seem to be running Maverick, as per your NUT version.
so you will have to try Natty packages, which are 2.6.0:

Linux / Unix Expert R&D - Eaton - http://powerquality.eaton.com
Network UPS Tools (NUT) Project Leader - http://www.networkupstools.org/
Debian Developer - http://www.debian.org
Free Software Developer - http://arnaud.quette.free.fr/
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