Re: [vserver] smartest USB UPS setup with vserver and nut?

From: Michael S. Zick <>
Date: Mon 12 Nov 2007 - 13:42:28 GMT
Message-Id: <>

On Mon November 12 2007 07:33, Jon Bendtsen wrote:
> Hi
> I have 3 UPS'es and only one serial port in my machine. Luckily 2
> of the UPS'ses support a USB connection. I use nut
> to monitor the UPS'ses.
> The single serial port is no problem getting to work. It's harder with
> the USB ones. How do i smartest get these to work inside a vserver
> guest?
> If i only knew what device to make inside the guests /dev structure,
> but isnt one of the problems with USB that they can change the name?

The udev (or older hotplug) runs on the host, look up the rule for that
device in the rules in you distribution - change them to write to the
correct */dev (host view) directory.
Most distributions have the rules structured so you can add a custom
rule rather than alter the default rules.

> JonB
Received on Mon Nov 12 13:42:50 2007

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