[Rack] UPS repaired
ben at nerp.net
Tue Sep 27 03:12:29 UTC 2011
Nah, whatever you did didn't fry anything. You probably just triggered a
self test that determined that the batteries were fried.
Yes, I know all about APC and their stupid cables.
But bonus anyway.. I found a very long APC UPS cable in one of the bins
and have it hooked up to minotaur now. Try "apcaccess" locally. :)
On Mon, 26 Sep 2011, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 7:57 PM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
>> I have repaired the UPS. The batteries are possibly damaged or there is
>> one shorted out that is not allowing it to supply current. I pulled
>> some batteries out of another UPS I found and they seem to work well
>> In order to get the serial working I need to get a DB9 extension cable.
>> The default APC cable that I have is not long enough and the cables I
>> could find around the space don't work.
> Shoot -- be careful with the serial port. I think plugging in a
> non-APC serial cable may have fried it in the first place.
> Thanks for all your work recently -- Susan the Rack loves it.
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