Subject: Re: USB support for APC UPSs?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 07/29/2006 22:49:56
On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 03:31:41PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> (I'm trying to set a record for acronyms in the subject line...)
> Anyway -- has anyone gotten the USB support work in any of the UPS daemons
> in pkgsrc?  Last time I looked, the existing code was heavily tied to the
> Linux uhid framework, which seemed (to me) to be quite different than
> anything NetBSD had.

I've got ups-nut working with a MGE UPS, but not reliably (the communication
with the UPS would go down without apparent reasons). I'm now using serial
with a USB/serial dongle.
Maybe USB ups-nut would work better with APC UPSes ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference