On 01/21/2018 05:53 AM, Charles Lepple wrote:
My understanding was that many of the older Best Power units were downstream of 
generators, and as such, full-blown power outages of both mains and generator 
power were not expected.

That said, it might be that the "bestfcom" driver predates when we were 
actively collecting specific model names for the Hardware Compatibility List and the 
Device Dump Library. Does the manual linked below describe your model?


If you hook up a terminal emulator to the comms port (1200 baud, 8/N/1 unless stickers and/or 
configuration DIP switches indicate otherwise), and type "f" <return>, do you 
get a status line like one of the following?


Of course, I got Eaton Powerware's RS-232 cable for FE700VA/etc. but don't know what 'hook up a terminal emulator'... no Slackware GNU/Linux BASH command 'f,' or do I run (or install/compile) a certain program to enable/access that?

Let us know how it goes, and we can update the various compatibility lists:


Certainly, once I figure this out...

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