ttyS0 conflict was UPS recommendation
--- On Fri, 5/16/08, Neil Bothwick <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Neil Bothwick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] ttyS0 conflict was UPS recommendation
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Friday, May 16, 2008, 3:21 PM
> On Fri, 16 May 2008 14:57:24 -0700 (PDT), maxim wexler
> > > Thanks for your exhaustive replies. I've
> decided to go
> > > for the APC ES-350 for seventy bucks at the local
> > But when I try dialup I get this:
> > Device ttyS0 is blocked by PID 3981
> > which turns out is apcupsd. So I have to kill it
> before I can dial out.
> > Sure enough, in the conf file there is this: DEVICE
> Is this a serial or USB model? My APC CS 650 uses USB and
> the DEVICE
> entry in the config file is just "DEVICE" as per
> the comments in the file
> and the man page.
There are comments for everything else except the line:
But that would seem to conflict with the line further up the page:
But yeah, the manual says leave DEVICE blank for USB-connected units. I'll try that. Thanks.
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