LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-02-2007, 11:32 AM   #1
SlowCoder
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: Southeast, U.S.A.
Distribution: Fedora (Desktop), CentOS (Server), Knoppix (Diags)
Posts: 934

Rep: Reputation: 38
APC UPS Communication with Linux?


I want my APC UPS to shut down my linux box during a power outage. Where should I start?
 
Old 06-02-2007, 11:54 AM   #2
alunduil
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Location: San Antonio, TX
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 684

Rep: Reputation: 62
You might want to look into apcupsd. I haven't had time to play with it myself, so I can't give you good guide. The documentation they provide seems adequate though.

Good Luck,

Alunduil
 
Old 06-02-2007, 01:04 PM   #3
Hangdog42
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Maryland
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 7,791
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414
I second the notion of apcupsd. I use it on my Slackware server and it runs just fine. It actually was a real eye-opener as I found I was having almost daily mini-power losses (~ 2-3 seconds). Considering that I'd had a couple of routers burn out, I think my power was a lot dirtier than I thought.
 
Old 06-02-2007, 02:20 PM   #4
SlowCoder
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: Southeast, U.S.A.
Distribution: Fedora (Desktop), CentOS (Server), Knoppix (Diags)
Posts: 934

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 38
Per your recommendations (good ones ) I installed apcusbd and it worked perfectly! Thanks, guys!
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
APC UPS w/ USB signal cable - work in Linux? sirpimpsalot Linux - Hardware 5 06-21-2010 09:24 AM
APC UPS backup-ups ES RJ-45 augurseer Linux - Hardware 3 11-19-2009 12:32 AM
Anyone Use APC UPS in Debian? carlosinfl Debian 5 04-14-2009 10:54 AM
APC UPS Smart_UPS v/s 650 MikeAtVillage Linux - Hardware 4 07-05-2005 05:08 AM
apc Back-ups a10392 Debian 1 12-03-2004 11:24 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:11 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration