USB problems on 8.0-STABLE

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Wed Jan 13 01:49:43 UTC 2010

On Wed, 13 Jan 2010, Steven Friedrich wrote:
> I think someone is going to have to update apcupsd with changes
> necessary to be compatible with FreeBSD 8's new USB arch.
> I haven't seen any documentation, white paper, etc., that discusses
> what changes would be needed.  You could try sending an email to the
> port's maintainer...

Does it use libusb? If so, then it should "Just Work" assuming that 
permissions are correct (note the nodes are /dev/usb/X.Y.Z now)

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