[Nut-upsuser] NUT not recognising Mini-box OpenUPS 2
tadawson at tpcsvc.com
Wed Aug 2 16:15:08 UTC 2017
This is probably just pathing issues . . . the .deb likely put the 2.7.4
distro in a different place, and if you can find it and run the newly
installed "upsdrvctl" instead of the old one, it may well work. That,
or deinstall the old version first, then install 2.7.4 cleanly . . .
On 08/02/2017 11:09 AM, Song Teck wrote:
> Hi Charles,
> thanks for the clarification on the libusb. that indeed does work to
> get the value in ./configure.
> I've tried installing a .deb
> sudo dpkg -i nut_2.7.4-5_all.deb
> (Reading database ... 103447 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace nut 2.6.4-2.3+deb7u1 (using nut_2.7.4-5_all.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement nut ...
> Setting up nut (2.7.4-5) ...
> which doesn't return an error but starting upsdrvctl after still shows
> v2.6.4 so that didn't work.
> Does ./configure, make, sudo make install have to be carried out in a
> particular directory? I've run it from a /usr/local both with and
> without the user/group/usb switches and again it seems to run fine but
> when the upsdrvctl is called, it still remains as 2.6.4 so evidently
> I'm missing something here...
> Thanks again for your patience
> On 2 August 2017 at 10:02, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com
> <mailto:clepple at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Aug 1, 2017, at 12:01 PM, Song Teck <songteck at gmail.com
> <mailto:songteck at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > Hi Charles,
> > Ok, I missed the absence from the backports as well. Again, some
> unfamiliarity here, so
> > 1) I presume I cannot use a metapackage meant for jessie or
> stretch on wheezy? Or if I can, is there a way to deploy it from
> The "nut" metapackage just depends on "nut-client" and
> "nut-server". The drivers are in the server package - you'd need
> to find a way to install a newer nut-server package, and I don't
> know if I would want to try and mix .deb versions like that (if it
> is even possible).
> > 2) If not and I use the 2.7.4 tar found at
> <http://networkupstools.org/download.html>, do i just run the
> classical process? i.e.
> > ./configure
> > make
> > sudo make install
> You could, but the paths would be slightly different from the .deb
> version, and it won't necessarily integrate with the system
> shutdown. However, the driver-to-upsd interface hasn't changed
> between 2.6.5 and 2.7.4, as long as you use the same paths for
> ./configure that the 2.6.5 Debian package used.
> > ./configure has a no under "install USB drivers" and when I add
> that handle (--with-usb) in, it prompts for libusb.
> > Does that mean I actually have to do the process referenced in
> your link? Or is it fine to go ahead with that as USB drivers as a no?
> The OpenUPS2 is connected via USB, so you'll need the libusb
> > here is some info on that process:
> > In your case, you probably don't need the libusb-1.0 branch
> snapshot, so you could just use a NUT tarball from the downloads
> page: http://networkupstools.org/download.html#_stable_tree_2_7
> To clarify: that thread was talking about a snapshot of a NUT
> branch that uses libusb-1.0, versus the original libusb-0.1
> support. If you set things up to do "apt-get build-dep nut", it
> will pull in the libusb-dev package (which would cause the
> ./configure output to say yes for building USB drivers).
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