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Re: [SLE] Multiple Linux on one UPS
  • From: Jeffrey Taylor <jeff.taylor@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 10:17:48 -0500
  • Message-id: <20010802101748.F23903@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Look on the CDs and the Web (e.g.,

http://www.vlug.org/linux/links/Hardware_Related/UPS's_-_Batteries/

for the packages and see which ones are supported.

Jeffrey

Quoting Ivan Gustin <ivan.gustin@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > 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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