[Nut-upsuser] Default value for ondelay

Roger Price roger at rogerprice.org
Fri Feb 2 09:34:17 UTC 2018

On Fri, 2 Feb 2018, nut.user.u830 at neverbox.com wrote:

>       I have an older box set up this way for continuous integration, and it needs to see more than a few seconds of power loss for the "always turn
>       on" BIOS setting to work. I forget how many different intervals I tried, but 30 seconds of off time is reliable for that particular box.
> Thanks. This matches my limited experience from yesterday with 2 computers including the one that's actually attached to the UPS I'm trying to get to
> work. 
> If power is cut and restored when the computer is already off (and with the always-on BIOS setting), then: short off time, it doesn't notice and it
> remains off; long off time, it does come back on. I did one minute for "long" but didn't do binary partitioning of the interval to assess the exact
> threshold.

The default values in ups.conf are currently offdelay = 20 and ondelay = 30.
In view of your findings, shouldn't the default ondelay be offdelay+30 or even


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