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jdow at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 8 00:41:54 UTC 2006
From: "Peter Reed" <mrdeadworry at gmail.com>
> David Fletcher wrote:
>> At 09:27 07/09/2006, you wrote:
>>> What do I start from? How to detect the UPS type? What files are not
>>> for network configuring?
>> This might not be much help (depends upon what brand of UPS you've got)
>> but I always use apcupsd with a USB connected APC UPS. It's easy to set
>> up and "just works".
> I concur, mine just works as above. All the files you mention in
> /etc/ups are empty in my installation. The help files are out of date
> but if you go to: > http://www.apcupsd.com/manual/index.html
> It is a good resource for setting up a UPS. Good luck.
There may be some problems if there is a USB based UPS involved. Check
with the apcupsd mailing list archives for more information. One thing
I noticed here in one install recently was that the USB bus terminated
before the "apcupsd --killpower" command got executed. Of course, This
Will Never Do.
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