On Saturday 25 August 2007 12:53:19 Robert Huff wrote: > Zbigniew Szalbot writes: > > I am going to get a UPS device for my home freebsd gateway/router > > and wonder if there is anything that you would recommend? At work > > I use APC units and there is a dedicated software to manage it > > (apcupsd). Not sure if that's the case with other manufacturers? > > I'd like to get something that could be managed by software and > > at the some time not too expensive... you know home > > budget...erm... > > Assuming the manufacturer does not provide a program - and few > do - the preferred software for APC (and compatible) units is > "apcupsd"; for others, it seems to be "nut" (sysutils/nut). > Check carefully to make sure it works with your UPS. > > > Robert Huff > > > > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
ill put in another vote for an APC with sysutile/apcupsd. here is some example output of the what the software pulls from the unit: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~] $ apcaccess APC : 001,037,0912 DATE : Sat Aug 25 12:57:45 CDT 2007 HOSTNAME : athena.dfwlp.com RELEASE : 3.14.1 VERSION : 3.14.1 (04 May 2007) freebsd UPSNAME : Athena APC RS 1500 CABLE : USB Cable MODEL : Back-UPS RS 1500 UPSMODE : Stand Alone STARTTIME: Sat Aug 25 07:56:21 CDT 2007 STATUS : ONLINE LINEV : 118.0 Volts LOADPCT : 18.0 Percent Load Capacity BCHARGE : 100.0 Percent TIMELEFT : 49.0 Minutes MBATTCHG : 5 Percent MINTIMEL : 3 Minutes MAXTIME : 0 Seconds SENSE : High LOTRANS : 097.0 Volts HITRANS : 138.0 Volts ALARMDEL : Always BATTV : 27.1 Volts LASTXFER : Low line voltage NUMXFERS : 0 TONBATT : 0 seconds CUMONBATT: 0 seconds XOFFBATT : N/A SELFTEST : NO STATFLAG : 0x07000008 Status Flag MANDATE : 2006-09-19 SERIALNO : BBlalalalalalalalala BATTDATE : 2001-09-25 NOMINV : 120 NOMBATTV : 24.0 FIRMWARE : 8.g9 .D USB FW:g9 APCMODEL : Back-UPS RS 1500 END APC : Sat Aug 25 12:57:49 CDT 2007 (as you can see, its USB connected too, which is a nice convenience) cheers, -- Jonathan Horne http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"