[Nut-upsuser] Upsonic IRT1000 on Nut 2.2.1-2.1ubuntu7.2 (Ubuntu Hardy)
quozl at laptop.org
Wed Mar 7 05:46:15 UTC 2012
On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 04:19:44PM +1100, Matthew Cengia wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a client who is currently using an UPSonic IRT1000 UPS
> (http://www.upsonic.com.au/industrial-rt.php), and is running NUT
> 2.2.1-2.1ubuntu7.2 on Ubuntu Hardy, which I've not been able to get to
> work using either USB or RS232. I *believe* the UPS is supposed to use
> the Megatec driver, but am not 100% sure.
> I can see three possible resolutions to my problem, which leads me to
> seeking an answer to one of the following questions (in order of highest
> to lowest preference):
> 1. Has anybody had this UPS work with such an old NUT release? If so,
> 2. Has anybody successfully compiled and installed a newer release of
> NUT on Ubuntu Hardy? If so, where was it from and what procedure was
Not me. But it is theoretically possible, although it may require some
backporting of things that might render the Ubuntu Hardy system a dogs
breakfast of packages. ;-) i.e. it might require several cycles to get
> 3. Can anybody recommend a UPS that meets the following specs:
> * Works with the aforementioned version of NUT, either via USB or
> * Is ideally rack-mountable (and no taller than 2U) - as a
> fall-back, free-standing is satisfactory
> * Supplies at least 650 watts of power
> * Costs under AU$1000
Can't talk about a rack mountable unit, but I've been happy with a
PowerShield series. I got a PowerShield Commander 2000 for $990 last
year. I think I had NUT running on Ubuntu 11.04, but didn't find I
needed it, and repurposed the cable.
> P.S. I've looked for but not found a NUT IRC channel. Does one exist,
> and if so, where can I find it?
No idea. Quozl on freenode #olpc.
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