[Nut-upsdev] Krauler UP-D1200VA

Alexander I. Gordeev lasaine at lvk.cs.msu.su
Fri Sep 7 03:46:36 UTC 2007

On Thu, 06 Sep 2007 03:36:46 +0400, Vamp <admin at vampik.ru> wrote:

>>> shutdown.return, shutdown.stayoff, load.off, reset.watchdog doesn't work.
>>> Reason is the driver error: set_data_krauler: output string too large
>> These commands are not implemented in the "krauler" subdriver because
>> my UPS don't seem to support them. If you figure out that your UPS
>> supports these commands and how to run them I'll add them to the driver.
> Yes, I already took a closer look at megatec and megatec_usb sources..
> By the way, I found the comment:
>  Still not implemented:
>   0x6 T<n> (don't know how to pass the parameter)
> and made some tests using UPSilon2000. One can choose a number of minutes
> for the battery test to run, but it seems to be bogus, the command sent by
> the software is always the same (0x06). Most funny, any of the three
> commands (0x04, 0x05, 0x06) makes my hardware to run a 3 seconds battery
> test.

My experience is the same :)

> Some words about shutdown.. It seems there are commands similar to S<n>R0000
> (UPS will never turn itself on when the utility is recovered after these
> commands, it needs to be done manually by pressing the power button). The
> settings window allows to choose <n> from the interval 0.2, 0.3, ..., 0.9,
> 1, 2, ..., 99 minutes. I'm confused by the relation between the value I
> choose and the real time before the shutdown, may be the service or even
> Windows restart is required for properly setting the value, because this
> damn piece of software consists of three parts - rupsmon service, usbmate
> helper and UPSilon2000 GUI client. Here are some observations:
> command sent by UPSilon - time before UPS shutdown
> 0x18 - 20 sec
> 0x28 - 24 sec
> 0x38 - 30 sec
> 0x68 - 12 sec
> 0x78 - 52 sec
> 0x88 - 1 min 42 sec
> Answer to any of these is "UPS No Ack". More testing is needed.

Ok, I'll wait for results.


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