[Nut-upsuser] NUT MGE Pulsar Ellipse Premium 800: Changed NUT rw variables?

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 08:15:45 UTC 2012

2012/6/28 Tmima Pliroforikis Perifereiakis Enotitas Pierias <
pliroforiki at pieria.pkm.gov.gr>

> Hello again and thanks for a (as always) extremely informative post.


thanks for the roses, always appreciated ;-)

> 27/6/2012, Arnaud Quette wrote:
>> 2012/6/26 Tmima Pliroforikis Perifereiakis Enotitas Pierias
>>    I've got an MGE Pulsar Ellipse Premium 800 powering a couple of
>>    FreeBSD systems. Driver used is mge-shut, I don't know what the new
>>    mge-shut driver offers, but I follow the "if it works, don't fix it"
>>    dogma here. :)
>> well, as of 2.6.4, switching to newmge-shut is highly recommend.
>> It will solve your issue with ups.{delay,timer}.{start,**shutdown}.
>> most notably, mge-shut is not evolving anymore, while newmge-shut does,
>> through sharing a common HID core with usbhid-ups.
>> SHUT means Serial HID UPS Transfer, and is about the same as USB, but on
>> a serial link.
> Did that and seems to start up and work properly, thank you! One more
> question though: in ups.log the format of logging has changed a bit. With
> mge-shut it was like:
> 20120628 080258 100% 230 43% 456 [OL CHRG]
> ...whereas with new_mge_shut it's:
> 20120628 080959 100% 230.0 45% 456 [OL CHRG BOOST]
> The only thing that worries me is the "BOOST" at the end, which simply was
> not there before. Running upsc gave me the following:

part of the "more features available"...

before going further, please upgrade to 2.6.4: there were important
(crucial) fixes that makes previous versions looking immature!
your below reported issues are very possibly related to this.

once you updated and tested a bit again, please come back to see if there
are still issues (even usability ones).

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Free Software Developer - http://arnaud.quette.free.fr
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