linxt at comcast.net
Sat Aug 27 06:50:45 UTC 2005
On Friday 26 August 2005 20:15, Robert Bell wrote:
> I'm hoping someone can help me here. I'm reading the docs for NUT,
> trying to get it to talk to my CyberPower AVR1500 UPS. The docs say:
> Next, create an entry in ups.conf like this:
> driver = hidups
> port = /dev/usb/hid/hiddev0
> If you don't have those entries in /dev, make them with mknod -
> they're character devices, major 180, minor 96 and up.
> I have no clue how how to do whatever it says to do in the last sentance. I
> know the system is reporting my UPS on
> kernel: hiddev96: USB HID v1.10 Device [Cyber Power System CPS RS232 USB
> BRIDGE for UPS] on usb-0000:00:10.1-2
> /dev/usb/hid/hiddev96 does not exist. Can someone tell me how to make it?
> Thanks !
Take a look at the man and info pages for mknod. You have to create the node.
You have the clues you need above. It's a character device,
named /dev/usb/hid/hiddev0, the major number is 180 and the minor number is
Therefore, as root run this command:
mknod /dev/usb/hid/hiddev0 c 180 96
Please do the reading first to be sure you know what you're doing.
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