[Nut-upsuser] Compaq R1500 UPS and Linux

Kjell Claesson kjell.claesson at telia.com
Mon Feb 27 20:40:58 UTC 2006

Hi Liz,
mån 2006-02-27 klockan 09:45 -0800 skrev liz:
> Greetings,
> I pulled the latest version from cvs, I have verified that the serial  
> port works (I plugged in a spare cisco 1700 I had lying around and  
> brought it up on the console)
> Do they need a proprietary cable? Im using one I picked up online  
> thats just a standard serial cable.

Some of them need a special cable. Check this page.

The best is to get the original cable for the ups.

> - - --technical mumbo jumbo--
> Version Header on daemon startup:
> UPS driver controller 2.1.0
> UPScode II UPS driver 0.84
> Bmcxcp reports 0.10
> Here are the results:
> With the bcmxcp driver im seeing:
> Communications with UPS lost: Error executing command
> With the upscode2 driver i'm seeing:
> Bad resonse to UPTP "":
> Bad response to UPTP::"
> Missing UPCL after UPCL
> Communications with UPS lost: Empty string from UPS for UPDS!

Yes this indicate that the communication fails. May due to the
Or the frontpanel setting. Sometimes it is possible to disable
command communication. Check the manual. (If you have it.) 


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