[Nut-upsuser] Plexus UPS 1000V - megatec_usb

lasaine at lvk.cs.msu.su lasaine at lvk.cs.msu.su
Fri Dec 28 13:52:49 UTC 2007

On Fri, Dec 28, 2007 at 01:23:43PM +0000, Carlos Rodrigues wrote:
> On Dec 28, 2007 10:29 AM, Jason Pearce <jason at pearce.org.uk> wrote:
> >  Thanks for your reply. Do you know if this is something that is going to be
> > fixed - and does it prevent "normal" use of the nut driver ?
> Well, the problem is with the UPS firmware itself, and it does prevent
> use of the driver. If the driver thinks the UPS is "off", it will not
> notice it if is on-battery or not.
> I may provide a workaround, but you need to run a little test: with
> the UPS powering something other than the computer (a lightbulb, for
> example), tell the UPS to power off the load by sending it an instant
> command:
>     upscmd -u <nut_admin_user> -p <nut_admin_password> <your_ups> load.off
> Then, run "upsc <your_ups>" to see the status. The status will either
> remain "OFF" or switch to something else ("OL"). Either way, I'll know
> what's needed, if an option to interpret the "OFF" bit the other way
> around, or just ignore it.

But shutdown is still not implemented (at least in the krauler subdriver)!
And I'can't help to support shutdown because my own UPS doesn't do it well.


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