[Nut-upsuser] my ups shuts down when starting upsd

Peter Selinger selinger at mathstat.dal.ca
Mon Feb 19 16:01:56 CET 2007

Glen Ogilvie wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a Fenton Powerpal L660, when I try and configure nut with either the
> metatec or fentonups driver, and start upsd, the UPS instantly turns itself
> off.
> It used to work, until I changed my motherboard and CPU, which means it has
> a different bios and serial port setup.
> This is happening with Nut 2.0.1 and also Nut 2.0.5.   I have an AMD64 bit
> processor, Mandriva 2007 64 bit.
> Any suggestions as to what I should do to investigate this?
> The error I got from the fenton drive was:
> Short read during UPS id sequence
> Regards
> Glen Ogilvie

Maybe you can run the megatec 2.0.5 driver with debugging enabled
(-DDD). You might do the same for upsd. 

The fentonups driver is obsolete and has been removed from recent NUT

No communications error should normally result in the UPS turning
itself off. 

-- Peter

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