Subject: Re: Installing a UPS for a NetBSD server... software and
To: Courtney R. Spencer <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/23/2007 08:25:00
On Mon, 23 Apr 2007 07:12:19 -0400
"Courtney R. Spencer" <email@example.com> 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, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb