bastill at adam.com.au
Thu Aug 16 00:04:19 UTC 2007
On Thu, 16 Aug 2007 01:01:01 am Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 August 2007, Brian Astill wrote:
> > Ditto. APC seem to be the best for Linux boxes. I reckon
> > UPS's are like insurance. Good to know you have it even if
> > you don't need it yet.
> But check for compatibility first.... Some APC's are fully
> supported because they have the firmware to provide information
> to apcupsd and others don't.
> It's about 8 years old so by now maybe all of
> their units do support the proper format.
No they aren't, and your warning is valid. SFAICT, if the version
of Parachute supplied with an APC UPS is Linux-compatible, then
apcupsd will work. The cheaper versions can be M$ only.
Don't think the sine wave thingo applies outside continental
Europe - but don't quote me !
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