[Slackbuilds-users] apcupsd (3.14.10) Slackware 14.1 64-bit Won't Start

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Fri Dec 6 17:09:00 UTC 2013

Hallo, Thomas,

Du meintest am 06.12.13:

> I've installed apcupsd-3.14.10, done the changes to /etc/rc.6 along
> with the other changes and additions in the README.SLACKWARE file
> included with the package.

> It won't start; I did check everything found in this thread at
> LinuxQuestions.org
> <http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/problem-with-ac
> pupsd-4175461647/#post4949590> and find nothing that gives me a hint
> (there is nothing, for example, in /var/lock/subsys), and there is a
> cron job that throws this:

>     cat /var/log/apcupsd.events
>     2013-12-03 09:46:09 -0500  apcupsd FATAL ERROR in linux-usb.c at
>     line 605
>     Cannot open UPS device: "/dev/ttyS0" --

Do you use the "serial" cable?
What tells

        ls -l /dev/ttyS0

Maybe you have to create this device manually.

Viele Gruesse!

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