[Nut-upsuser] Network UPS Tools version 2.0.5 released

Dan Mahoney, System Admin danm at prime.gushi.org
Tue Jan 16 17:00:12 CET 2007

On Tue, 16 Jan 2007, Arjen de Korte wrote:

>>> Any idea when those committed powercom specs will be incorporated?
>> From the FAQ:
> "Any time there is a gap in features, it's usually because the
> group of people who own that hardware and the group of people who
> write code don't overlap.  The fix is to make them overlap -
> turn an owner into a developer or vice-versa."
> Unless someone picks up writing a driver around the protocol specification
> that was committed by Alexey Sidorov (December 22nd), this may never
> happen. None of the active developers has one of these devices, as far as
> I know.

Okay.  Does any of the active developers want one, for free, to keep? 
We've got a ton of them here (literally...batteries are heavy).  I'll pay 

>>> I'm eagerly awaiting them -- if there's a cvs snapshot or something I can
>>> check out I can help you with testing.
> See above. Don't hold your breath.
>> digging back the powercom king-pro thread, I don't see anything more
>> than "it doesn't work with the powercom driver but it should with
>> genericups"
> I never heard of you again after suggesting to try the genericups driver.
> That doesn't really help in persuading me to look into this.

I could have sworn I had replied to that, but I can't find it either.  Let 
me go and try the genericups driver again, just so I have the relevant 
output, and I will let you know.

>> I don't see any commited specs too?!
> Since the specifications were posted in the development mailing list, but
> nobody picked up the task for writing a driver for it, I don't see any
> need to rush it.

If I had the first clue about writing C, I would.  You have my apologies 
if I've come off as garish here.

As sysadmins do, I'm occasionally pulled in 20 directions at once, so 
things are interesting right now.



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