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Re: [SLE] How to make UPS working
  • From: Jeffrey Taylor <jeff.taylor@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2001 17:12:04 -0500
  • Message-id: <20010820171204.E11855@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
IIRC, the linux software only supports the dumb cable. I think this
is the 940-0020B. I had to mail away for the dumb cable. Since I
don't have the Pro, the smart box, this wasn't much of a problem.

Jeffrey

Quoting dep <dep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Monday 20 August 2001 10:54, Nick Webb wrote:
> | Well, mine wouldn't work (very easily) with the included ups
> | software (upsilon in SuSE 7.2), so I grabbed apsupsd
> | (http://www.apcupsd.org/). There isn't a SuSE RPM that I know of,
> | so you have to build it from source, but it was easy (just follow
> | the included directions if you are unfamiliar with compiles). I
> | have used apcupsd (on several systems) for the past year or so and
> | am very impressed with it. I've used it on APC's Back-UPS and
> | Back-UPS Pro models, but apcupsd should work on any APC ups (and
> | other brands that are manufactured by APC). If you have a
> | tripplite, they have their own opensource software ;) (although I
> | can't find it very fast on their site, http://www.tripplite.com).
>
> i have just gotten a back-ups 650, and looked on the apc open source
> page to see what their daemon was up to. what i noticed was that
> apparently the included cable doesn't work with linux. do you know
> offhand whether the apcupsd app supports the one supplied, 940-0020C?
> (the apcupsd docs mention supporting a 940-0020B; i'm wondering if
> this merely has to do with the age of the docs rather than any real
> difference in the cable.)
>
> thanks!
>

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