[Nut-upsuser] bcmxcp_usb can not communicate with Eaton Powerware 5110
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Mon Jul 30 15:02:11 UTC 2012
2012/7/29 Greg Vickers <daehenoc at iinet.net.au>
> On 22/07/12 20:14, Greg Vickers wrote:
>> Hi Arnaud,
>> On 18/07/12 20:59, Arnaud Quette wrote:
>>> I've just made a quick test on an Opengear ACM 50004-2 (ARM supervision
>>> For the record:
>>> - uname -a: Linux acm5004-2 22.214.171.124-uc0 #1 Tue Feb 15 09:30:54 EST 2011
>>> armv4tl unknown
>>> - nut version: 2.4.3 (so bcmxcp_usb 0.23)
>>> - tried with a PW5110 (ups.firmware: Cont:00.50 Inve:01.50)
>>> and everything worked like a charm.
>>> That said, Charles and Kjell comments are fully valid.
>>> That is, try with the latest version (2.6.4). It has at least more debug
>>> traces to help getting visibility.
>> I've tested with nut 2.6.4, with the same result, i.e. this driver can't
>> communicate with the UPS.
>> What switches should I use with the driver to provide you the debug
>> information? More -D switches?
>>> Could you perhaps test the 5110 on your Ubuntu system, with a recent NUT?
>> OK, tested on the Ubuntu system and it works just fine! My PW5110 has
>> the same firmware versions as yours, and the Ubuntu system I tested on has
>> kernel 3.2.0 on it and nut 2.6.3. I'll see if I can get kernel 3.2.0 on
>> the RaspberryPi and report back.
> I've got kernel 3.2.0 on the RaspberryPi and nut 2.6.4 and the bcmxcp_usb
> driver reports the same problem :(
damn, this would lead me to also think about a kernel or libusb issue.
just to be sure, is bcmxcp_usb linked against libusb *0.1* and not
> I'm going to go with the last option I have, and will replace this UPS
> with one that works with this combination of architecture and OS! :)
yup, still an option ;)
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