UPS ON RS-232 (+) CLOSE TO SUICIDE !!
Mikkel L. Ellertson
mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Sat Sep 9 18:11:25 UTC 2006
> Please help - spent a week 24hr/day, no results. Wouldn't not want anyone me
> to suicide? I got fc5.
> Windows detects the UPS with no problems, with out any additional settings. On
> unix, I use /dev/ttyS0 (this is 100% correct, since windows is run on virtual
> machine on the unix box).
> So, when I try to use the same software from developer (IPPON, Model Back
> Power 500 - "DUMB" UPS), written on Java and works and looks the same as in
> windows, it can not detect the UPS (does no see anything) on the /dev/ttyS0,
> on which windows within vmware detected it no problem.
> I reckon I gotta set up some stop bits, parity and speed on the port.
> "setserial" is no longer widely used, to I think "stty" is what I need.
> THE QUESTION: what and how do I set up the device so that programs (apcupsd,
> nut, vendor's software). And am I on the right way?
> Some comments:
> * /dev/ttyS0 is rw under the id I work. root's execution does not help either.
> * kermit with 9600 connects and nothing received or echoed back.
> * Whilst running programs under unix, /dev/ttyS0 is vacant.
> Appreciate your help.
Dumb question - are you trying to access /dev/ttyS0 while Windows is
running on the virtual machine?
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