[Nut-upsdev] oneac driver patch
j.schmier at live.com
Fri Jan 4 23:04:54 UTC 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Lepple [mailto:clepple at gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 04, 2008 9:32 AM
> To: Jacob Schmier
> Cc: nut-upsdev at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Subject: Re: [Nut-upsdev] oneac driver patch
> On Jan 2, 2008 4:38 PM, Jacob Schmier <j.schmier at live.com> wrote:
> > In order to get the Oneac UPS (models ON700XAU, ON1000XAU,
> > to work with NUT, I had to make a few minor modifications
> to the oneac driver.
> > I've attached a patch with all the modifications. I tried
> to ensure
> > that my modifications would not break any existing
> functionality, but
> > I could not be sure without a legacy Oneac UPS to test against.
> Understood. Have you been in contact with the previous
> contributors to the driver? They may still have the legacy
> equipment to test with.
I have attempted to contact the previous contributor to the driver (Eric
Lawson <elawson at inficad.com>) to see if he may have any legacy equipment and
would be able to assist by testing my patch to the oneac driver.
> > In my investigation, I found out that the ONEAC Serial
> Interface scans
> > (http://www.networkupstools.org/protocols/oneac.html) are a
> bit out of
> > date and only partially supported. I stumbled upon the
> information I
> > used to make the modifications while analyzing the RS-232
> > communication between the Oneac UPS and MopUPS (trial software
> > downloaded from http://connectivity.chloridepower.com/). I
> only made
> > the modifications necessary to get the driver to satisfy my
> > needs. A lot more data is available from the UPS and the
> driver can
> > be improved upon further if someone has the ambition and
> necessary equipment.
> Do you happen to have any spare UPSes that you can test with,
> or is everything going into production soon?
I currently have a Oneac ON Series (model ON700XAU) in my possession that I
can test with and I have verified that the changes I made to the oneac
driver function correctly.
> If nobody has any other objections, I don't see why we can't
> apply this patch to the trunk.
Let me know if I can be of further assistance.
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