[Nut-upsuser] Trouble getting Roline/Powercom UPS recognized

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 12:09:07 BST 2019

On Jul 18, 2019, at 5:09 AM, Patrick M. Hausen wrote:
> Hi!
>> Am 18.07.2019 um 05:02 schrieb Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com>:
>> @zykh recommends libusb-compat-1.0. I have not tested it recently, but when I last did, I had to run the driver as root on FreeBSD (probably 11.1?):
> I’ll check, thanks.
> Just FYI: the FreeBSD ports maintainer for nut decided not to create a dedicated user
> but use the standard „uucp“ user instead for all the services. Makes sense to me.

This arrangement used to work. We had devd rules to change the group of the USB device to the uucp user's group, and make it group-writable. This is apparently no longer sufficient.

> But I’ll have to figure out how to get the communication working in the first place.
> Any ETA when the branch will me merged?

When it's finished. Part of this involves having users test the branch.

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