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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:15 pm    Post subject: kernel 4.14.1 and upsdrv [SOLVED] Reply with quote

installed 4.14.1 and restarted to find upsdrv not working:

Code:
 /etc/init.d/upsdrv restart
 * Starting UPS drivers ...
Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.7.4
Network UPS Tools - Generic HID driver 0.41 (2.7.4)
USB communication driver 0.33
No matching HID UPS found
Driver failed to start (exit status=1)
 * Failed to start UPS drivers!                                                                                                                                                                                                    [ !! ]
 * ERROR: upsdrv failed to start


USB_HID is still set in the new kernel config

lsusb finds the ups:

Code:
Bus 007 Device 002: ID 0764:0501 Cyber Power System, Inc. CP1500 AVR UPS


the cyber power udev rules still exist in /lib64/udev/rules.d ...

anyone else seen this or know a fix?

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

replying to myself ('cause no one else will :wink: )

I finally got around to looking into this

a simple udev rule change of permissions was the fix, as per

https://lfcode.ca/blog/my-network-ups-tools-dont-work/
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Your 4.14.1 kernel is stable? On what ARCH?

On an x86 complied with gcc 7 4.14.2-3 either panic on boot or within a day. ppc won't even compile.
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