Subject: Re: APC UPS and USB
To: Ed Gould <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 11/29/2001 22:06:52
On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 02:09:30PM -0500, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> Ed Gould <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 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.
> Well, it's a uhid device, so you can use usbhidctl(1) and
> usbhidaction(1) to control and montior it. If you run "usbhidctl -f 0 -r"
> you'll get a summary of what HID interfaces it's exporting.
And please report result to the list, I'm interested :)
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>