[Nut-upsuser] Misreported values with newhidups

Peter Selinger selinger at mathstat.dal.ca
Sun Mar 5 11:57:41 UTC 2006

Great, thanks for the report. I agree with Charles that 27.8 volts
looks normal. 

Re the hacking of the init scripts; probably some appropriate
combination of ./configure options would have put nut in the expected
place. Depending on your system and installation, some useful options
might be --prefix=/usr --with-user=ups or similar. -- Peter

John Gruenenfelder wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 04, 2006 at 01:55:41PM -0400, Peter Selinger wrote:
> >OK, I just backported this bug fix to the testing branch. 
> >
> >John, could you please check that it is now showing the correct values
> >for your UPS? You can get the fixed version from SVN:
> >
> >svn co svn://svn.debian.org/svn/nut/branches/Testing
> >
> >then build as usual (./configure --with-drivers newhidups; make; make
> >install). Please report back to the list. 
> >
> >Thanks! -- Peter
> Okay, I've got it running.  Took a little hacking to the init script to make
> it look in /usr/local/ups instead, but I got it to start.
> The values look much better now.  The only one which looks a little off is:
> battery.voltage: 27.8
> battery.voltage.nominal: 24.0
> But, frankly, I don't know if that's actually a problem.  The UPS seems to be
> running just fine so I'm inclined to leave it be.
> -- 
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