[TriLUG] Linux friendly UPS...
Mon, 27 May 2002 23:39:50 -0400
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Dave Cowan [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced UPS system ($100-200) for a home
> network (mainly I want to be able to provide uninterrupted power to my Li=
> server and 1 windows machine long enough to do a controlled shutdown). Mo=
> of the UPS systems I have come across have windows based software provided
> with them to automatically shutdown the PC. Does anyone know of a UPS wit=
> Linux friendly software solution?
Try going about it the other way. Find some UPS software you like, then
buy the UPS it supports. A lot of UPSes are supported for Linux, these
Once I have time, I'm going to set up NUT: http://www.exploits.org/nut/
When I last bought a UPS, I purchased a Belkin with a serial port,
because it looks to be well supported under NUT. If you can afford it,
the Smart-UPS series from APC has the most features for monitoring.
"Let the power of Ponch compel you! Let the power of Ponch compel you!"
-- Zorak on Space Ghost
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