Re: [SLE] UPS
From: Michael W Cocke (cocke_at_catherders.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 18:15:57 -0400
On Tue, 24 May 2005 17:24:48 -0400, you wrote:
>On Tuesday 24 May 2005 4:57 pm, Michael W Cocke wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 May 2005 16:02:53 -0400, you wrote:
>> >Has anyone used the software from APC (their backup "Plus") for Caldera?
>> > If so, does it work properly? If not, what software do you use in KDE to
>> > control an APC UPS?
>> Powerchute is what ships with APC power supplies (don't know what
>> you're talking about 'backup plus') and it's crap. Look into apcupsd.
>> If you have one of the usb comm models you'll need to build from
>> tarball and --enable-usb, but it's completely brainless.
>> Here's the how-to I wrote the last time I said it was totally
>> brainless and someone didn't get it.
Anytime. apcupsd is one of those packages I wish I had written. My
highest compliment - it just works. I've got it on 8 systems here at
home. Power in north NJ goes out if it even looks like rain.
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