[Nut-upsuser] Difficulty over USB with a CyberPower 800AVR and
selinger at mathstat.dal.ca
Fri May 19 13:13:14 UTC 2006
> It does indeed have a serial port on the UPS. I guess I'll scrounge
> about for a serial cable of some sort. I'll look through the dev
> mailing lists to see what has been done towards CyberPower USB support
> and what there is I can do.
The Development version of newhidups from SVN has contained CyberPower
USB support since October 23, 2005. The support might not be perfectly
fine-tuned to your particular device, but this is easily fixable.
> Just for clarification, will all UPSes
> which communicate over USB use the newusbhid driver, or does that
> driver only apply to some classes of USB UPSes?
> Thanks for your help
> On 5/18/06, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/18/06, Woogie <woogie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > [MyUPS]
> > > driver =3D cyberpower
> > > port =3D /dev/bus/usb/004/007
> > [...]
> > > tcgetattr(/dev/bus/usb/004/007): Inappropriate ioctl for device
> > > Driver failed to start (exit status=3D1)
> > tcgetattr is only applicable to serial ports. It looks like the
> > cyberpower driver has not been expanded to include their USB models
> > yet.
> > Can you use the serial port on the UPS?
> > > Network UPS Tools: HID UPS driver 0.13 (2.0.3)
> > The older hidups driver is going away soon; don't bother with it.
> > > Network UPS Tools: New USB/HID UPS driver 0.28 (2.0.3)
> > This driver has a debug dump for new USB/HID UPSes, but unfortunately
> > that feature isn't included in 2.0.3.
> > --
> > - Charles Lepple
> Evil will always triumph, because good is dumb
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