[Nut-upsuser] PowerWare 9120 via USB?
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Wed Nov 7 21:46:18 UTC 2007
2007/11/7, Kjell Claesson <kjell.claesson at epost.tidanet.se>:
> Den Wednesday 07 November 2007 12.06.11 skrev Tobias Balle-Petersen:
> > > > Use hi class usb cables, if You is unable to use the serial version of
> > > > the driver. Use a short sheelded cable. Don't twist it around the
> > > > powerlines.
> > Does communicating with the UPS demand more of the USB-cables than any
> > other USB-setup (printers etc.)? If so why?
I would have state the EM interferences first for a non shielded cable ;-)
> > > > Then you should get new version of nut as 2.0.4 is past date.
> > I'm running Debian Stable. 2.0.4 is the latest version. My UPS should be
> > usable with this version right?
> Yes it would be usable, but there have been some changes around the error
> handling in the drivers. And some more fixes.
> Think Arnaud have made some packages for debian. If ther is someone
> on the list that can point you to this as i'm not into this package handling
> systems as i'm running Gentoo.
add this line to your /etc/apt/sources.list:
deb http://opensource.mgeops.com/stable/debian binary/
Note that "http://opensource.mgeops.com/stable" provides various
native repositories for Debian/Ubuntu and the like, RedHat/Fedora,
Mandriva and SuSE systems.
It currently offers 2.2.0 packages, along with the latest MGE PSP (3.0.6).
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