[Nut-upsuser] close pc

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Sat Dec 30 18:01:44 CET 2006

On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 08:45:12 +0100,
  Arjen de Korte <nut+users at de-korte.org> wrote:
> In essence, if you're worried this doesn't work (and you should be), the
> only way to be sure is to try it out. Power your PC directly from the
> mains and load the UPS with a lightbulb of about 100 Watt. Pull the plug
> on your UPS and wait. If your PC shuts down before the lamp goes out,
> you're fine. If not, upssched is your friend and you need a timed shutdown
> after the mains is lost.

It would probably be better to test with his PC, if he can do so safely.
Otherwise it would be better to measure how much current his PC draws
to make sure he is testing with a large enough load. (100W might not be

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