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RE: [SLE] APC UPS
  • From: "Anders Norrbring" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 15:28:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <20050228142805.6A3567315@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Does anyone know how to set up an APC Back_UPS XS 1500 battery backup?
> This
> > APC ups works with a USB cable on the PC side connecting to an RJ-45
> plug in
> > the back of the ups. I'm using Suse 8.2. The apcupsd that comes with 8.2
> does
> > not seem to know how to handle the usb connection. Nor does the
> PowerChute I
> > downloaded from APC, it only seems to work with serial. I tried
> installing
> > rpm's from suse ftp for suse 9.0 and 9.1, but they have too many
> dependencies
> > on 8.2.
> >
> > Does anyone have an rpm for a newer version of apcupsd for suse 8.2?

A much better alternative would be APC's own PowerChute application, it's
downloadable from their website.

Anders



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