[Nut-upsuser] bcmxcp_usb can not communicate with Eaton Powerware 5110

Massimo Gais simosagi9 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 17:29:09 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 11:58 PM, Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> the driver runs fine. you should get a good upsc output now.
> the "Comm lost" msg are part of code adjustments needed, but the code
> already handle this fine, and recovers (check "entering get_answer(33)" for
> example).
> could you please confirm this by sending the upsc output, and starting
> upsmon to monitor on the RPi?

Hello Arnaud,
the driver seems indeed to be working fine, except the 'Lost comm'
message at beginning. I started the upsc and I can get the expected

ambient.temperature.high: 1
battery.charge.low: 11
battery.voltage:  13.7
device.mfr: Eaton
device.model: POWERWARE UPS    700i
device.type: ups
driver.name: bcmxcp_usb
driver.parameter.pollinterval: 2
driver.parameter.port: auto
driver.parameter.shutdown_delay: 60
driver.version: 2.6.5
driver.version.internal: 0.26
input.frequency:  49.9
input.frequency.high: 55
input.frequency.low: 45
input.frequency.nominal: 50
input.transfer.boost.high: 207
input.transfer.high: 275
input.transfer.low: 178
input.transfer.trim.low: 250
input.voltage: 238
input.voltage.nominal: 230
output.current:   0.6
output.current.nominal:   1.8
output.frequency:  49.9
output.phases: 1
output.voltage: 238
output.voltage.nominal: 230
ups.beeper.status: enabled
ups.firmware: Cont:00.50 Inve:01.50
ups.load:  33.3
ups.mfr: Eaton
ups.model: POWERWARE UPS    700i
ups.power.nominal: 700
ups.status: OL
ups.test.result: Done and passed

Before I'm ready to keep upsmon running and execute some tests with
the UPS I have to do some cleanup but the basics seems to be in place.


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