UPS Gembird 1200VA

Manolis Kiagias sonic2000gr at
Tue Dec 9 05:36:11 PST 2008

Octavian Ionescu wrote:
> hi,
> i have received an Gembird UPS 1200 VA for one of the servers and i am
> trying to get it work. The main problem is that the cd came with a
> compiled aplication for linux and with linux_base-fc8 installed it
> does not detect it.
> the apcupsd does not recognize it either.
> is there a way to make this work under FreeBSD?
> #usbdevs -d
> addr 1: UHCI root hub, VIA
>   uhub0
>  addr 2: UPS USB MON V1.4, ?
>    ugen0
> #uname -a
> FreeBSD bkvideo 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #1: Tue Dec  9
> 11:23:41 UTC 2008     itavy at bkvideo:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BKVIDEO  i386
> Thank you,
I am not familiar with this model, but you could try sysutils/nut. It
supports a large number os UPSes.

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