[Nut-upsdev] Fwd: Re: bestfortress driver establishes/loses/establishes communication and so on...

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Tue Jan 31 22:20:36 UTC 2012

Long ago, Nostradamus foresaw that on Jan 31, Oliver Kluge would write:

>> There is no handshake. The record length is 80 bytes. The UPS does not
>> send the 80 byte record until you ask it to. So you just need a buffer
>> with 81 bytes for the data. The COM driver is returning too soon, and
>> doesn't
>> have a big enough buffer.
> Well, I never see any communicaation with 80 bytes. And upsc fortress does 
> give correct looking information once communication is established.

That is why it isn't working for you.  (I don't mean you personally,
I mean the driver isn't working in your situation.)

While in one sense, your problem is much more serious than mine,
in another sense, it is much better being highly repeatable!

 	      Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at bmsi.com>
     Business Management Systems Inc.  Phone: 703 591-0911 Fax: 703 591-6154
"Confutatis maledictis, flammis acribus addictis" - background song for
a Microsoft sponsored "Where do you want to go from here?" commercial.

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