UPS for a single system using apcupsd.

Scot L. Harris webid at
Tue Nov 2 01:08:05 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-11-01 at 19:43, Bob Cahn wrote:
> I'm contemplating buying an APC Back-UPS ES Battery Backup (BE500U). 
> >From reading the HOWTOs there appears to be the APC UPS daemon at
>  Can anyone advise if this is a simple or a complex
> project.  I lose power about once every 2 weeks in winter and it's only
> a matter of time before the disk gets zapped.

If you don't have a UPS get one!  Even if you don't setup any of the
automatic shutdown stuff it will save you in the long run.  

I have five UPS's for the computers and associated equipment and
recently installed a sixth one for the TV, DVD, and VCR to protect them
during the brief power outages that happen here all the time (last one
was this morning).

Scot L. Harris
webid at

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-- William George Jordan 

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