Subject: Re: Installing a UPS for a NetBSD server... software and
To: Courtney R. Spencer <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/23/2007 08:25:00
On Mon, 23 Apr 2007 07:12:19 -0400
"Courtney R. Spencer" <> wrote:

> I wrote the maintainers of apcupsd a while back about this in that
> there is no need to disable uhidev when you take care to declare
> direct addresses in your kernel.  There is also no need to patch uhid.
> One maintainer corrected the documentation in an old version but it
> looks like the new documentation declares the same (non)requirement.
Well, pkgsrc has an old version...

FYI, this is the line I used successfully on several machines yesterday:

	ugen*     at uhub? port ? vendor "0x051d" flags 1

The documentation should probably specify it.  (0x051d is the vendor
code for APC.)

		--Steve Bellovin,