[Nut-upsuser] Still trying to make nut work, failing miserably
gheskett at wdtv.com
Wed Nov 12 02:41:42 UTC 2014
Following the chapter 6, configuration notes, and having configured
everything I had done previously in the repo built /etc/nut directory
without any success previously, I found when trying:
It reported it couldn't open /usr/local/ups/etc/ups.conf
So I copied what I had done before to that path by mv'ing them with mc.
Then I checked the /etc/group and found I had already made myself a member
of group ups, so I did a sudo chown -R gene:nut to the /usr/local/ups
Now an attempted upsdvrctl start, returns this:
gene at coyote:/usr/local/ups/etc$ /usr/local/ups/sbin/upsdrvctl start
Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.7.2
Network UPS Tools - Generic HID driver 0.38 (2.7.2)
USB communication driver 0.32
Can't claim USB device [050d:0751]: could not detach kernel driver from
interface 0: Operation not permitted
Driver failed to start (exit status=1)
In /dev/ttyUSB0 is owned by root. /dev/usb/hiddev3, the last one, has a
slow data marching out of it if I sudo cat /etc/dev/usb/hiddev3
This copy/pastes as a bunch of high bit set stuff, 30 seconds of it looks
gene at coyote:/usr/local/ups/etc$ sudo cat /dev/usb/hiddev3
which would lead me to believe that is the relatively slow USP update that
marches out as a repeat loop forever.
But I have to be root to do it.
So what is the next step here?
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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