[Nut-upsdev] Powerware 9125 & bcmxcp driver

Баталов Григорий gbatalov at crystals.ru
Thu Aug 26 10:00:56 UTC 2010

26 августа 2010 г. 12:11 пользователь Arnaud Quette
<aquette.dev at gmail.com> написал:

>> It looks like bcmxcp driver doesn't fit my device:
>> UPS Model                    PW9125
>> UPS Firmware Version    FP: 1.10 INV: 1.10
>> VA Rating                      3000 VA
>> Web/SNMP card is present.
>> Minicom connection to /dev/ttyS0 gives nice banner and control menu,
>> but they prevent nut driver from working correctly (I guess). UPS should
>> be switched into "Pass-Through" mode before BCM/XCP commands
>> became actual.
>> How to deal with such UPS? Should I modify default bcmxcp driver or
>> somehow turn device into supported mode?
> the bcmxcp driver is for serial communication (like bcmxcp_usb is for USB).
> here, you should be using snmp-ups, ie having in your ups.conf the
> following:
> [connectUPS]
>         driver = snmp-ups
>         port = <ip address of the connectUPS card>
> this should answer your needs.

Thank you, it works this way too, but I'd like to setup serial
communication as well.

Do you mean that SNMP card has unsupported serial port and
bcmxcp driver is for standalone communication ports only (9 pins)?

Grigory Batalov

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