[Nut-upsuser] Config for powercom 2200

Carlos Rodrigues carlos.efr at mail.telepac.pt
Thu Jun 8 13:23:28 UTC 2006

If it doesn't work with megatec, it won't work with fentonups.

On 6/8/06, gypsy <gypsy at iswest.com> wrote:
> "Dan Mahoney, System Admin" wrote:
> >
> > Hey all,
> >
> > I've tried some very base configs with the powercom 2200, but I can't seem
> > to get it to work.  Has anyone dealt with these UPSes before, or know if
> > they use the standard powercom drivers?
> >
> > I'd be more than happy to allow access to my test system so someone more
> > knowledgeable can take a look (and am also willing to pay something for
> > the solution of said problem.)
> >
> > -Dan Mahoney
> Need more info.  I have a SmartLink that uses PowerCom monitoring
> software and (so far at least), there is no Nut serial driver that works
> for it.  Try fentonups.
> What software was supplied with the UPS?
> Does it work?
> What message(s) do you get when you run 'upsdrvctl start'?
> Does the powercom or fentonups driver load in spite of the error(s)?
> If so, what happens when you run upsd?
> If that works, what happens when you run upslog?
> What I'm going to do is to try all the serial drivers again.  When I did
> this the first time, a few actually loaded in spite of error messages.
> I did not try to run upsd on any of these.  'upsdrvctl stop' failed to
> kill the serial driver for some.  But it may just be that there is a
> name string expected that is not in the driver, so an error message is
> generated.  In that case, the protocol might still work.
> I simply have not had time to fsck with it because trying different
> serial drivers is time consuming and tedious.  There oughtta be a better
> way...
> Another user suggested Nut 2.1 version using the megatec driver, but my
> SmartLink does not speak any protocol that megatec knows.
> --
> gypsy
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Carlos Rodrigues

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