[Nut-upsuser] Problems with (older) Belkin UPS & usb

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 12:23:04 UTC 2007

On 7/6/07, David Mohr <damailings at mcbf.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have several Belkin UPSes here that I'm trying to connect through
> USB. I just downloaded 2.2.0, but unfortunately I'm getting error
> messages. All testing was done as root.

The drivers drop privileges when started as root, unless you add "-u
root" to the command line (not recommended except for testing).

See the nut-2.2.0/scripts/udev directory for the recommended way to
automatically adjust permissions when the device is plugged in.

- Charles Lepple

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