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Re: [SLE] UPS (power supply) and SuSE
  • From: "S.R.Glasoe" <srglasoe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2004 10:26:09 -0600
  • Message-id: <200403011026.09651.srglasoe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 01 March 2004 07:25 am, linuxjim wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone have experience with running SuSE 8.2 with an Uninterruptible
> Power Supply? Does Suse recognize the unit? How do you set it up?
> I fouund a reference to smartups in the help file, but can't find it on the
> distro disks.
> Thanks,
> Jim Flanagan

Its called apcupsd and has been on SUSE since 7.3 at least. Once installed you
need to configure it primarily for UPS type, cable type and communication
port. All documentation ends up in /usr/share/doc/packages.

My APC Back-Ups Pro 420 is connected via serial. Works great.


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