[Nut-upsuser] initial configuration assistance

George Ross gdmr at inf.ed.ac.uk
Wed Jan 31 13:01:02 CET 2007

> > Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.0.4
> > Network UPS Tools (version 2.0.4) - APC Smart protocol driver
> >          Driver version 1.99.8, command table version 2.0
> > Unable to detect an APC Smart protocol UPS on port /dev/ttyS0
> > Check the cabling, port name or model name and try again
> > Driver failed to start (exit status=1)

Had you previously connected the UPS by USB?  If so, you'll have to
completely power-cycle it before it'll speak to the serial port again. 
Pull the input power and press-and-hold the off button until the unit gives
a click, and then wait a while...
Dr George D M Ross, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
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