[Nut-upsdev] oneac driver patch

Jacob Schmier 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, 
> ON1500XAU) 
> > 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 
> immediate 
> > 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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