Subject: Re: APC UPS and USB
To: Ed Gould <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/29/2001 20:26:29
Ed Gould wrote:

> Is there any software existing to support the newer APC UPSs that connect via USB? When connected (to a 1.5 system), it is recognized, but I haven't found any mention of software to read the state over USB and act on it.
> uhid0 at uhub0 port 2 configuration 1 interface 0
> uhid0: American Power Conversion Back-UPS 500 FW: 6.2.D USB FW: c1 , rev 1.10/1.00, addr 2, iclass 3/0
> Have I missed something? If there is some software, a pointer to it would be most appreciated.

The `man' command is your friend.  Try `man uhid' and look at the `SEE ALSO' section.

And please tell me if it works or not. :-)

    -- Lennart