[Nut-upsdev] [Nut-upsuser] Powerware 9155 with SNMP card

Bernd Markgraf Bernd.Markgraf at med.ovgu.de
Wed Aug 15 14:54:04 UTC 2007

> > what points did i miss to conform to the nut standards?
> Battery runtime (which is supposed to be seconds) and the values returned
> to indicate the battery state for instance. No big deal. :-)
I'll diff and learn :-)

> > The small change you proposed before seems to work, though it takes quite
> > a while (about 30secs) to get the status from WAIT to OL.
> That's the side effect of moving status_init() and status_commit() to the
> upsdrv_updateinfo() function. It will take 'pollfreq' (default 30 seconds
> indeed) for the first update. You can put them probably somewhere else,
> but then you have to look if this doesn't cause that only the first
> "ups.status" defined is used. Given the fact that this only occurs once
> and clients don't complain about this, I don't want to take the time to
> see if this can be improved. 
that fine... i was just wondering. 

> It will once we bite the bullet and rewrite
> this driver. Until then, we'll have to rough it out. If you don't mind the
> additional network load, you could also reduce 'pollfreq' to something
> like 10 seconds or so.
put this info in the docs 8-)


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