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Re: [SLE] Multiple Linux on one UPS
  • From: "Ivan Gustin" <ivan.gustin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 17:12:01 +0200
  • Message-id: <015c01c11b65$989912a0$3264a8c0@xxxxxxxx>
> Start with telling us what UPS you have.

None. I am going to buy one, so I ask before.

> APC makes their software
> source available, though I am told it does not use the smart mode.

:-(

> The SuSE 7.1 CDs have argoups, smartups, and upsilon. I could not get
> smartups to work with my APC Back-UPS 650. It detected power failure
> but never detected low battery and so never did the shutdown.

?!? Why?

> I use the APC SSD package.

Works OK? Can it work in master/slave mode, with +2 Linux machines?

> The communication between slaves and masters is over the LAN.

OK, but how? Can APC SSD do this communication?

Bye,
Ivan Gustin

>
> HTH,
> Jeffrey
>
> Quoting Ivan Gustin <ivan.gustin@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > > Connect the UPS to one Linux, the master. It tells the slaves to
> > > shutdown, wait a period for comfirmation, shuts itself down and turns
> > > off the UPS. Details depend on the UPS brand and model and which UPS
> > > software you are using.
> >
> > Wow... Great.
> >
> > But, *how* tells the slaves to shutdown? UPS software on master, or must
I
> > write some script? (I don't use any UPS monitoring software by now).
> >
> > Bye,
> > Ivan Gustin
> >
> > >
> > > Jeffrey
> > >
> > > Quoting Ivan Gustin <ivan.gustin@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I wonder how can I use one UPS on 3 Linux machines. I want connect
low
> > > > battery signal to all of them and get them shut down. Is there any
> > solution
> > > > or I must use 3 UPSs
> > > >
> > > > Bye,
> > > > Ivan Gustin
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
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