[Nut-upsdev] NUT shutdown on 'building alarm' (

Bruce Allen ballen at gravity.phys.uwm.edu
Fri Jun 2 21:44:43 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2 Jun 2006, Charles Lepple wrote:

> On 6/2/06, Bruce Allen <ballen at gravity.phys.uwm.edu> wrote:
>> If I need to modify the driver, it might be as simple as my calling
>> status_set("OB") in the right place.  But this is based from ten minutes
>> of browsing the code, so it could be naive.
> I am not an expert on the bcmxcp driver, but to minimize changes to
> the rest of your setup, you may want "LB" (low battery) instead of
> just "on battery".
> You can still perform actions on the "OB" status (even after a time
> delay) but the usual setup is designed to keep things running for as
> long as possible, until the UPS says the battery is almost depleted.

Good point.

My main question still stands. Do I need to modify the bcmxcp driver so 
that a building alarm can be used to shut down the systems?  Or can this 
be done with the 'stock' components?


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