using nut-ups with apc UPS on USB

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at
Tue Mar 27 23:09:37 UTC 2007

On 26/03/07 Derek Ragona said:

> I use nut-ups on a number of systems both attached to a UPS and some as 
> network slaves.  In all my systems I use UPS's that have serial interfaces 
> and USB, but connect them via serial.
> If you read the docs on nut-ups you will see some drivers do support the 
> USB's.  You will need to specify the port in ups.conf typically in 
> /usr/local/etc/nut
> The line would be:
> port = /dev/usb0
> You can experiment with the port to get the right one.  Nut will tell you 
> if is can or cannot talk to the UPS.

I don't seem to have a /dev/usb0 device file. Do I need to mknod it?

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