[Nut-upsuser] Sweex 1000VA UPS

YvesDM ydmlog at gmail.com
Sun Nov 12 09:41:58 CET 2006

On 11/11/06, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/11/06, YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't know if the ups will actually shutdown the system now on low
> > battery.
> If the status changes to "OB LB", then it should shut your system down
> (assuming everything else is still configured properly).

Yes, but that's the part I still have to test.

> There is still the possibility that the UPS can report more status
> over the serial data lines (including battery charge level, voltages,
> load, etc.) but it sounds like you have tried a number of different
> drivers already.

Yes I did :-)

> > It's not the right time now to check if the system really is shutdown when
> > the battery is getting low.
> > (live system) I will test this asap and keep this list informed.
> Remember that you can also test things with the UPS powering a dummy
> load, like an old monitor or a lamp. Then, if you simply do not start
> upsmon, you can discharge the battery completely without shutting down
> the system which is monitoring the UPS. 'upsc' only needs the driver
> and 'upsd', as you found out.
I was planning to do it this way, just to be sure.


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