[Nut-upsuser] Again me :)

Kjell Claesson kjell.claesson at epost.tidanet.se
Wed Dec 29 12:07:38 UTC 2010

Hi Vladimir,
> Dears,
> I finally resolve my problem, I just make symbolic link:
> [test at box var/run/]# ln -s -T /var/state/ups/ nut
> Now I finally got services online:
> # /sbin/service ups start
> Starting UPS driver controller:                            [  OK  ]
> Starting upsd:                                             [  OK  ]
> Starting UPS monitor (master):                             [  OK  ]
> ups.mfr: unknown
> ups.model: unknown
> ups.serial: unknown
> ups.status: OL
> ups.temperature: 25.0
This may due to that it is not responding to the info comand (I/cr).
You can test it like this.

/path/to/blazer_usb -DD -a mustek -u root

If you get any 'short reply' or 'invalid start character'.
The mfr model and serial is from the same function.

> I use megatec_usb driver and try with blazer_usb and same situation, I
> don`t got ups.model/serial/mfr.
> On shutdown (when battery is low), my ups shutdown strange, got off all led
> and when I put power again, I must press power button to "turn off" ups and
> press it again, to get the power.
> What do you think what is the problem?!

What happens if you wait. Some ups'es need to have a serten charge level
to start. This to manage a power-out after power on.
If it starts direct, and the battery is empty, it would shut off before a safe 


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