Making APC 500 Back UPS (basic) work with FreeBSD
Donald J. O'Neill
duncan.fbsd at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 11:33:16 PST 2006
I guess all you have to do is look at the first four letters in FreeBSD.
One of the many reasons why I love this operating system, and it just
keeps getting better, even I'm not.
On Wednesday 01 March 2006 13:15, manish jain wrote:
> Hi Don,
> Thanks for the reply. But yes, APC is selling in India the models
> it can't sell anywhere else. My 500 VA Back UPS (purchased new last
> month) does not have any cuaa/usb interface. It's not just APC alone,
> there's a whole lot of companies that throw their junk in here in
> this country. Thankfully FreeBSD is not one of them.
> Manish Jain
> "Donald J. O'Neill" <duncan.fbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 February 2006 08:26, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> > manish jain wrote:
> > > I just purchased an APC 500 Back UPS (the basic model, not the
> > > pro/smart one).
> > > It does not have any serial/usb interface. Can I get apcupsd or
> > > any other daemon to work with it so that the system automatically
> > > shuts down before backup supply runs out ?
> > No. If your UPS isn't smart and does not have an external USB or
> > serial port, apcupsd has nothing to work with.
> As best I can tell from the OP's description, and the APC website,
> they all have a UPS port. Go from there.
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