Need help configuring upsd, sound and logo saver on freebsd 8.0
frank at shute.org.uk
Fri Jan 1 14:38:21 UTC 2010
On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 05:00:38PM +0530, Manish Jain wrote:
> Hello All,
> I recently installed FreeBSD 8.0 on my amd64 system attached to an APC
> UPS via USB and a RealTek HDA onboard soundcard. I chose 'logo' as the
> screensaver during installation, and put snd_hda_load="YES" in
> /boot/loader.conf and upsd_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf.
> On booting, the sound driver gets loaded successfully and the APC UPS is
> also detected (although there is no mention of the UPS in the output of
> dmesg). I have the following problems :
> 1) There is no sound. AFAIK, there is a sysctl parameter to be tuned for
> setting the correct audio channel (in my case hdac1), but I have
> forgotten the parameter name. Can someone please remind me ?
in /etc/sysctl.conf ?
> 2) upsd complains of inappropriate ioctl no matter which USB device node
> I set in /usr/local/etc/upsd.conf. How can I set the device name
> correctly so that the OS can shut itself down properly on extended power
> failure ?
Have you tried sysutils/apcupsd. It's designed to work with APC upses.
Fairly easy to install & configure.
> 3) For my console saver ('logo'), I get the following error message at
> boot-time :
> module_register_init: MOD_LOAD (logo_saver, 0xffffffff81044010, 0) error 19
> Happy New Year and Thanks for any help
> Manish Jain
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