[Nut-upsuser] Tripplite SMX1500XLRT2U through serial

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 02:03:19 UTC 2008

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 8:49 AM, Roman Serbski <mefystofel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 9:05 AM, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If that doesn't work, you can try echoing an identification command to the
>> serial port, and see what it returns (untested):
>> $ stty -f /dev/cuad0 raw
>> $ echo -ne ':\000\377\015' > /dev/cuad0
>> $ hd < /dev/cuad0
>> Let me know if you get any errors with this, or if it plain doesn't work - I
>> don't have a serial UPS to verify this sequence of commands.
>> There was talk of consolidating the USB and serial Tripp Lite drivers, and
>> if/when that happens, there's a better chance that we can support odd
>> models.
> Thank you Charles! I will try USB port, but frankly speaking I thought
> that it should be easier to use serial. :)

Easier, yes - if your model matches whichever the serial driver was written for.

> By the way, I tried commands provided by you - I see no errors but
> neither any helpful information, so I'm not quite sure whether it
> worked at all.

I should have been more specific - please send the output of the hd command.

- Charles Lepple

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