Panic when doing shutdown or reboot

Joe Zeff joe at
Wed Mar 6 20:56:11 UTC 2013

On 03/06/2013 12:42 PM, William Perkins wrote:
> This is a problem because the system that controls the UPS must poweroff
> to shutdown the UPS during a power failure.  If it does not, the UPS
> powers off after the batteries run down.  This is not good for the UPS.

I take it, then, that the UPS is only intended to allow for an orderly 
shutdown.  How do you handle short power drops?  (Please understand that 
I've never worked professionally with this type of thing but I'm always 
interested in learning new things.)

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