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Re: USB support for UPSes
On Thursday, 12 February 2004 at 15:35:38 -0500, Damian Gerow wrote:
> Having spent the past few days between nut/apcupsd/upsd/apc-upsd, Google,
> and various other tidbits of documentation, I've come up empty. It appears
> as though no UPS monitoring software supports a USB cable under OpenBSD?
> Can anyone confirm/deny this? I'd like to be able to monitor my UPS, but
> I'm stuck with a USB cable.
> FWIW, OBSD picks up the UPS no problem.
Here is an e-mail I've received after asking for the support of
USB in apcupsd for OpenBSD :
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 21:51:31 -0500
From: "Adam Kropelin" <email@example.com>
To: François Chambaud <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Subject: Re: [Apcupsd-users] no usb driver after ./configure
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1158
François Chambaud wrote:
> I try to compile with the usb-driver, but the result is no-usb on the
> drivers line. Here is the end of the log :
> $ sudo ./configure --enable-usb --with-upstype=usb --with-upscable=usb
> Configuration on Thu Jan 29 22:36:48 CET 2004:
> Host: i386-unknown-openbsd3.4 -- openbsd 3.4
Linux is the only platform supported by the USB driver currently.
I've buy an Back-UPS CS 500 and I wait now that APC send me the free
serial cable ordered on the web.