Trouble with NUT and BackUPS XS 1500 via USB…



  • Greetings, all.

    Running NUT 2.0.5 and having a hard time communicating (and keeping communication) with the UPS (via USB 940-0127B).

    /var/log/system.log shows a lot of these…

    Apr 18 11:57:54 pfsense upsd[37546]: Data for UPS [APC_XS_1500] is stale - check driver
    Apr 18 11:57:54 pfsense upsd[37546]: Data for UPS [APC_XS_1500] is stale - check driver
    Apr 18 11:57:57 pfsense upsmon[37550]: Poll UPS [APC_XS_1500@localhost] failed - Data stale
    Apr 18 11:57:57 pfsense upsmon[37550]: Poll UPS [APC_XS_1500@localhost] failed - Data stale
    Apr 18 11:57:57 pfsense upsmon[37550]: Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost lost
    Apr 18 11:57:57 pfsense upsmon[37550]: Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost lost
    Apr 18 11:58:02 pfsense upsmon[37550]: Poll UPS [APC_XS_1500@localhost] failed - Data stale
    Apr 18 11:58:02 pfsense upsmon[37550]: Poll UPS [APC_XS_1500@localhost] failed - Data stale
    
    

    When I do /usr/local/etc/rc.d/nut.sh start I get…

    
    starting newhidups
    Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.0.5
    Network UPS Tools: 0.28 USB communication driver 0.28 - core 0.30 (2.0.5)
    
    Detected a UPS: American Power Conversion/Back-UPS RS 1500 FW:8.g9 .D USB FW:g9 
    Using subdriver: APC/CyberPower HID 0.9
    starting upsd
    Network UPS Tools upsd 2.0.5
    Connected to UPS [APC_XS_1500]: APC_XS_1500
    starting upsmon
    Network UPS Tools upsmon 2.0.5
    UPS: APC_XS_1500@localhost (master) (power value 1)
    Using power down flag file /etc/killpower
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 12:10 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost lost
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 12:11 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost established
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 12:11 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost established
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 12:11 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost established
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 12:11 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost established
    
    

    When I do /usr/local/libexec/nut/newhidups -u root -DD -a APC_XS_1500 I get…

    
    Network UPS Tools: 0.28 USB communication driver 0.28 - core 0.30 (2.0.5)
    
    debug level is '2'
    Checking device (051D/0002) (/dev/usb2//dev/ugen0)
    - VendorID: 051d
    - ProductID: 0002
    - Manufacturer: American Power Conversion
    - Product: Back-UPS RS 1500 FW:8.g9 .D USB FW:g9 
    - Serial Number: BB0645016282  
    - Bus: /dev/usb2
    Trying to match device
    Device matches
    HID descriptor retrieved (Reportlen = 1022)
    Report descriptor retrieved (Reportlen = 1022)
    Found HID device
    Report Descriptor size = 1022
    Detected a UPS: American Power Conversion/Back-UPS RS 1500 FW:8.g9 .D USB FW:g9 
    Using subdriver: APC/CyberPower HID 0.9
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.iProduct, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.iSerialNumber, Type: Feature, Value: 2.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.iDeviceChemistry, Type: Feature, Value: 4.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.iOEMInformation, Type: Feature, Value: 3.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.Rechargeable, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.Charging, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.Charging, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.Discharging, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.Discharging, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.APCStatusFlag, Type: Input, Value: 8.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.APCStatusFlag, Type: Feature, Value: 8.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.ManufacturerDate, Type: Feature, Value: 13667.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.ConfigVoltage, Type: Feature, Value: 24.000002
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.Voltage, Type: Feature, Value: 26.930002
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.iManufacturer, Type: Feature, Value: 3.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.CapacityMode, Type: Feature, Value: 2.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.RemainingCapacity, Type: Input, Value: 100.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.RemainingCapacity, Type: Feature, Value: 100.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.RunTimeToEmpty, Type: Input, Value: 1170.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.RunTimeToEmpty, Type: Feature, Value: 1170.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.DesignCapacity, Type: Feature, Value: 100.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.FullChargeCapacity, Type: Feature, Value: 100.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.WarningCapacityLimit, Type: Feature, Value: 50.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.CapacityGranularity2, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.RemainingCapacityLimit, Type: Feature, Value: 10.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.CapacityGranularity1, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.ACPresent, Type: Input, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.ACPresent, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.BelowRemainingCapacityLimit, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.BelowRemainingCapacityLimit, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.ShutdownImminent, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.ShutdownImminent, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.DelayBeforeShutdown, Type: Feature, Value: -1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.Charging, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.Charging, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.Discharging, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.Discharging, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.ACPresent, Type: Input, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.ACPresent, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.BatteryPresent, Type: Input, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.BatteryPresent, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.BelowRemainingCapacityLimit, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.BelowRemainingCapacityLimit, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.ShutdownImminent, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.ShutdownImminent, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.RemainingTimeLimitExpired, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.RemainingTimeLimitExpired, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.CommunicationLost, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.CommunicationLost, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.NeedReplacement, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.NeedReplacement, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.Overload, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.Overload, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.VoltageNotRegulated, Type: Input, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.VoltageNotRegulated, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Input
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.RemainingTimeLimit, Type: Feature, Value: 120.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerSummary.AudibleAlarmControl, Type: Feature, Value: 2.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.APCBattReplaceDate, Type: Feature, Value: 599297.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.ManufacturerDate, Type: Feature, Value: 13667.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.Test, Type: Input, Value: 6.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.Test, Type: Feature, Value: 6.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.RemainingCapacity, Type: Feature, Value: 100.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.RunTimeToEmpty, Type: Feature, Value: 1170.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.RemainingTimeLimit, Type: Feature, Value: 120.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.ConfigVoltage, Type: Feature, Value: 24.000002
    Path: UPS.Battery.Voltage, Type: Feature, Value: 26.930002
    Path: UPS.Battery.ff860024, Type: Feature, Value: -12.000000
    Path: UPS.Battery.ff860018, Type: Feature, Value: 1779603456.000000
    Path: UPS.Input.ConfigVoltage, Type: Feature, Value: 120.000000
    Path: UPS.Input.Voltage, Type: Feature, Value: 117.000000
    Path: UPS.Input.LowVoltageTransfer, Type: Feature, Value: 97.000000
    Path: UPS.Input.HighVoltageTransfer, Type: Feature, Value: 138.000000
    Path: UPS.Input.ff860024, Type: Feature, Value: -75.000000
    Path: UPS.Input.ff860061, Type: Feature, Value: 2.000000
    Path: UPS.Input.ff860052, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.APCGeneralCollection.APCForceShutdown, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.APCGeneralCollection.APCDelayBeforeShutdown, Type: Feature, Value: -1.000000
    Path: UPS.APCGeneralCollection.DelayBeforeShutdown, Type: Feature, Value: -1.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerConverter.PercentLoad, Type: Feature, Value: 36.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerConverter.ff860024, Type: Feature, Value: -36.000000
    Path: UPS.PowerConverter.ConfigActivePower, Type: Feature, Value: 865.000000
    Path: UPS.ff860001.ff860023, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.ff860001.ff860026, Type: Feature, Value: -116.000000
    Path: UPS.ff860001.ff860025, Type: Feature, Value: 50462976.000000
    Path: UPS.iProduct, Type: Feature, Value: 5.000000
    Path: UPS.APC_UPS_FirmwareRevision, Type: Feature, Value: 6.000000
    Path: UPS.iSerialNumber, Type: Feature, Value: 2.000000
    Path: UPS.iManufacturer, Type: Feature, Value: 3.000000
    Path: UPS.ManufacturerDate, Type: Feature, Value: 13667.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.Charging, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.Discharging, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.ACPresent, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.BatteryPresent, Type: Feature, Value: 1.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.BelowRemainingCapacityLimit, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.ShutdownImminent, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.RemainingTimeLimitExpired, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.CommunicationLost, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.NeedReplacement, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.Overload, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus.VoltageNotRegulated, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.PresentStatus., Type: Feature
    Path: UPS.APCPanelTest, Type: Feature, Value: 0.000000
    Path: UPS.AudibleAlarmControl, Type: Feature, Value: 2.000000
    Path: UPS.ff860029, Type: Feature, Value: 34.000000
    Path: UPS.ff86002a, Type: Feature, Value: 1684289664.000000
    Can't find object UPS.Battery.Temperature
    Can't find object UPS.Output.PercentLoad
    Can't find object UPS.Output.ConfigActivePower
    Can't find object UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.FullyCharged
    Can't find object UPS.Output.Overload
    Can't find object UPS.Output.Boost
    Can't find object UPS.Output.Voltage
    Can't find object UPS.Output.ConfigVoltage
    Can't find object UPS.BatterySystem.Battery.Test
    Can't find object UPS.BatterySystem.Battery.Test
    Can't find object UPS.BatterySystem.Battery.Test
    Can't find object UPS.PowerSummary.APCPanelTest
    Can't find object UPS.PowerSummary.APCPanelTest
    Can't find object UPS.Output.DelayBeforeShutdown
    Can't find object UPS.PowerSummary.DelayBeforeStartup
    Can't find object UPS.Output.DelayBeforeStartup
    Can't find object UPS.Output.DelayBeforeShutdown
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    dstate_init: sock /var/db/nut/APC_XS_1500 open on fd 5
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 3 HID Objects...
    ups.status = !chrg
    ups.status = !dischrg
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.APCStatusFlag
    
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 32 HID Objects...
    ups.status = !chrg
    ups.status = !dischrg
    ups.status = online
    ups.status = batterypres
    ups.status = !lowbatt
    ups.status = !shutdownimm
    ups.status = !timelimitexp
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.CommunicationLost
    
    ups.status = !replacebatt
    ups.status = !overload
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.VoltageNotRegulated
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 2 HID Objects...
    battery.charge = 100
    battery.runtime = 1170
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 3 HID Objects...
    ups.status = !chrg
    ups.status = !dischrg
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.APCStatusFlag
    
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    - Unable to fetch string 4
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 2 HID Objects...
    battery.charge = 0
    battery.runtime = 0
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 32 HID Objects...
    ups.status = !chrg
    ups.status = !dischrg
    ups.status = online
    ups.status = batterypres
    ups.status = !lowbatt
    ups.status = !shutdownimm
    ups.status = !timelimitexp
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.CommunicationLost
    
    ups.status = !replacebatt
    ups.status = !overload
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.VoltageNotRegulated
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.PresentStatus.
    
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 2 HID Objects...
    battery.charge = 100
    battery.runtime = 1200
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 3 HID Objects...
    ups.status = !chrg
    ups.status = !dischrg
    find_hid_info: unknown variable: UPS.PowerSummary.APCStatusFlag
    
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    =>Got 2 HID Objects...
    battery.charge = 0
    battery.runtime = 0
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    upsdrv_updateinfo...
    Waiting for notifications...
    
    

    I'm more than happy to provide any additional information and details.

    Thanks!



  • I've seen similar issues with an APC Smart-UPS 1500. Serial communication to the same UPS is solid.
    I know apcupsd had a similar issue in old builds and you had to disable the usbhid driver in the kernel or something, forget exactly. You could search the list at the NUT page: http://www.networkupstools.org/lists/
    I looked briefly, but just decided to switch to the serial port. (Had the liberty of having a free serial port on the box and a USB or Serial UPS)



  • The only cable I have for the UPS is the RJ45-USB cable (940-0127B).  Looks like there is an RJ45-DB9 cable (940-0128D) available.  Pinout located here.  Looks like one of the parts isn't available at my local Radio Shack, so I think I'll just order the cable.



  • I just did a quick google search. Found the following.

    "Repetitive stale status - Loss of communication

    Some models might report repetitive stale status, for 1 sec or less. This is due to a small and temporary flood of the UPS µcontroler.

    To solve this point, simply add "pollinterval=15" in ups.conf. Also change the value of MAXAGE to 20 in upsd.conf, and optionally DEADTIME to 20 in upsmon.conf. You might adapt these values according to your tests and configuration."

    Let me know if adding this to your config solves the problem. If so I will update the NUT package, either adding a way to modify this value, or defaulting the poll interval to 15 for usb ups.

    Please not that changing setting via the webugi nut confiuration page or rebooting will overwrite those files. You will have to modify those files with the webgui daignostics -> edit file or console and then start and stop the service with the status-> services page or from the console.



  • Thanks for the tip!  I'll give this a shot tomorrow at work and post my results!

    Thanks again!



  • Doesn't look like it worked.  I changed my /usr/local/etc/nut files to the following (new lines marked with <<)…

    
    user=root
    [APC_XS_1500]
    driver=newhidups
    port=auto
    pollinterval=15 <<
    
    
    
    ACL all 0.0.0.0/0
    ACL localhost 127.0.0.1/32
    ACCEPT localhost
    REJECT all
    MAXAGE 20 <<
    
    
    
    MONITOR APC_XS_1500@localhost 1 monuser mypass master
    MINSUPPLIES 1
    SHUTDOWNCMD "/sbin/shutdown -h +0"
    POWERDOWNFLAG /etc/killpower
    DEADTIME 20 <<
    
    
    
    starting newhidups
    Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.0.5
    Network UPS Tools: 0.28 USB communication driver 0.28 - core 0.30 (2.0.5)
    
    Detected a UPS: American Power Conversion/Back-UPS RS 1500 FW:8.g9 .D USB FW:g9
    Using subdriver: APC/CyberPower HID 0.9
    starting upsd
    Network UPS Tools upsd 2.0.5
    Connected to UPS [APC_XS_1500]: APC_XS_1500
    starting upsmon
    Network UPS Tools upsmon 2.0.5
    UPS: APC_XS_1500@localhost (master) (power value 1)
    Using power down flag file /etc/killpower
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 10:04 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost lost
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local                                     
            (no tty) at 10:05 CDT...                                               
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost established                      
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 10:05 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost lost
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 10:05 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost established
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 10:06 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost lost
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 10:06 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost established
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 10:06 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost lost
    
    Broadcast Message from admin@pfsense.local
            (no tty) at 10:06 CDT...
    
    Communications with UPS APC_XS_1500@localhost established
    
    


  • @Fred:

    Doesn't look like it worked.  I changed my /usr/local/etc/nut files to the following (new lines marked with <<)…

    
    user=root
    pollinterval=15 <<
    [APC_XS_1500]
    driver=newhidups
    port=auto
    
    

    After looking at the man page for ups.conf I moved the pollinterval to the global area of the .conf rather than the UPS area.  I reran nut.sh start but it didn't make any difference.



  • Well only thing I can think of is compiling the NUT developmental newhidups driver to see if that addresses the problem.



  • Well, I got my 940-0128D cable in the mail, but I don't know what settings to choose (or what to modify ups.conf with).

    The link I posted earlier, for the pinout, says set it to dumb/940-0128A but it says communication lost then ups unavailable.

    Any ideas?



  • I bet you already changed the model to 'back ups generic' or somesuch from 'back ups usb', but you could try the 'backups pro cable' for grins. Try both smart cable and dumb cable and see if anything works…



  • After doing every combination of APC Back-UPS (generic)/APC Back-UPS RS (generic)/APC Back-UPS Pro (cable)/APC Smart-UPS (cable), Generic type, and Cable type I ended up with zero options working.

    So, I decided to check my dmesg and noticed that it doesn't show a ttyd0. ::) Duh.  I'm gonna reboot the firewall after hours and check the COM port setting in the BIOS.

    Also, I'm a little confused with the two different drop-downs (generic type and cable type).  Do I only worry about the generic drop-down if I choose a UPS that says (generic)?  Do I only worry about the cable drop-down if I choose a UPS that says (cable)?  Which is the "smart" cable and which is the "dumb" cable?

    Thanks!



  • You only need to worry about the cable or generic drop down if the ups type you select has it in parenthesis. The serial ports listed in the webgui should be the ones on your system as I parse the dmesg output.



  • I don't see any ttyd0 listed in my dmesg.boot.  ???

    
    Copyright (c) 1992-2006 The FreeBSD Project.
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            The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
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        sullrich@builder.livebsd.com:/usr/obj.pfSense/usr/src/sys/pfSense.6
    Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
    CPU: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.20GHz (2192.90-MHz 686-class CPU)
      Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0xf29  Stepping = 9
      Features=0xbfebfbff <fpu,vme,de,pse,tsc,msr,pae,mce,cx8,apic,sep,mtrr,pge,mca,cmov,pat,pse36,clflush,dts,acpi,mmx,fxsr,sse,sse2,ss,htt,tm,pbe>Features2=0x4400<cntx-id,<b14>>
    real memory  = 535248896 (510 MB)
    avail memory = 514191360 (490 MB)
    ACPI APIC Table: <dell  2400 ="">ioapic0: Changing APIC ID to 1
    ioapic0 <version 2.0="">irqs 0-23 on motherboard
    wlan: mac acl policy registered
    kbd1 at kbdmux0
    ath_hal: 0.9.16.16 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
    acpi0: <dell 2400 ="">on motherboard
    acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
    Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
    acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x808-0x80b on acpi0
    cpu0: <acpi cpu="">on acpi0
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    pcib0: <acpi host-pci="" bridge="">port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
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    uhci0: <intel 82801db="" (ich4)="" usb="" controller="" usb-a="">port 0xff80-0xff9f irq 16 at device 29.0 on pci0
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    usb0: USB revision 1.0
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    uhub1: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
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    miibus0: <mii bus="">on xl0
    xlphy0: <3Com internal media interface> on miibus0
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    xl1: <3Com 3c905B-TX Fast Etherlink XL> port 0xde80-0xdeff mem 0xfe9fdf00-0xfe9fdf7f irq 17 at device 5.0 on pci1
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    xl2: <3Com 3c905B-TX Fast Etherlink XL> port 0xdf00-0xdf7f mem 0xfe9fdf80-0xfe9fdfff irq 18 at device 6.0 on pci1
    miibus2: <mii bus="">on xl2
    xlphy2: <3Com internal media interface> on miibus2
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  • sis0, sis1, etc are your serial ports which correspond to /dev/ttyd0, etc

    sio0: configured irq 4 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
    sio0: port may not be enabled
    sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on isa0
    sio0: type 8250 or not responding
    sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
    sio1: port may not be enabled

    Looks like they are not configured in the bios.

    I don't have my other box running, but to show you my embedded box shows

    sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x30 on isa0
    sio0: type 16550A, console
    sio1 at port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3 on isa0
    sio1: type 16550A



  • Yeah, fter I got back from lunch I checked the dmesg and saw the lines with the 8250s that said they weren't enabled.  I'm currently trying to coordinate a time with everyone in the office as to when I can reboot.

    Any ideas as to which UPS/cable I should try with an APC BackUPS XS via serial?



  • I just rebooted and went into the BIOS and enabled COM1.

    When I rebooted I got this in my dmesg…
    _    sio0: <16550A-compatible COM port> port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on acpi0
        sio0: type 16550A_

    I set it to APC Back-UPS (generic) and tried generic type 1.  After it saved the status said On Line.   ;D  THANKS EVERYONE!

    Generic type 2 gave Low Battery and type 3 gave On Line.  I don't know the difference between them, but I figured that 1 was 1 for a reason so I put it back to that.

    I couldn't get either the APC Back-UPS (cable) or APC Smart-UPS (cable) to work with either cable.

    Would that indicate that the cable I got is just a simple/dumb cable?

    Now I gotta work on getting our other *nix boxes to connect to NUT and shutdown when NUT says so.

    A little off-topic for this thread, but does pfSense provide any mechanism to send WOL packets to a list of servers when it boots?  It'd be nice if it could do that, so NUT will signal our servers to shutdown and pfSense would turn them back on after the firewall was up for xx minutes.



  • @Fred:

    A little off-topic for this thread, but does pfSense provide any mechanism to send WOL packets to a list of servers when it boots?  It'd be nice if it could do that, so NUT will signal our servers to shutdown and pfSense would turn them back on after the firewall was up for xx minutes.

    For this I think you could create a batch file and call it via shellcmd in the config.xml
    Maybe have it wait and then call wol after a few minutes. Perhaps use wol -f to wake a list of macs specified in the file. It will run everytime you reboot the box, but no harm in trying to wake up a server that's already on…


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