Bug 77779 - nut--0.45.4 is very different from 0.45.0
Summary: nut--0.45.4 is very different from 0.45.0
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nut
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Than Ngo
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2002-11-13 15:00 UTC by Alain Spineux
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-20 15:23:12 UTC


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Description Alain Spineux 2002-11-13 15:00:31 UTC
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Description of problem:
the use of nut-0.45.4 as changed
The main change is upsmon running as nobody, and cannot read files in /etc/ups 
and create /var/run/upssched.pipe


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install nut as a master
2. Setup a timer
3. start the ups service
3. unplug the power cord of the ups.


Actual Results:  
1. upsmon is started as nobody
2. upsmon don't start properly because it cannot read /etc/ups/upssched.conf 
(use upsmon -d in init.d to enable debuging in syslog)
3. upssched-cmd is not started because upsmon cannot 
create /var/run/upssched.pipe



Additional info:

The solution is to use the -p swith with upsmon in /etc/init.d to not start 
using an unprivileged uid. ( man upsmon )
And for the setup of a timer dont forget to uncomment PIPEFN in 
/etc/ups/upssched.conf

0.45.4 use a noew configuration file 

An better solution could be to use to nut 1.2 !

Comment 1 Than Ngo 2005-07-20 15:23:12 UTC
the problem should be fixed in current FC3/4 release. If it still appears,
please reopen it again. Please change the product to "Fedora Core" and
version to "4" in this case. Thank you very much


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