Recommendations for a serial port card you can actually BUY?
karl at denninger.net
Fri Oct 6 00:10:14 UTC 2006
On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 04:04:47PM -0500, Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 03:21:44PM -0500, Karl Denninger wrote:
> > FreeBSD's USB support has always been somewhat deficient. For example,
> > apcupsd can't talk to their UPSs over the USB bus, even though the software
> > itself knows how, because FreeBSD doesn't know what a UPS is and throws up
> > its hands when you plug it in.
> This is false for at least the APC SmartUPS the machine I'm sending this
> from is connected to. I wouldn't be suprised if it was true once, but
> it isn't today.
> ugen0: American Power Conversion Smart-UPS 750 FW:651.12.D USB FW:4.2, rev 1.10/0.06, addr 2
Does apcupsd connect to it? I tried this back on 5.x and it failed
miserably. It identified the unit, but wouldn't talk to it.
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