Subject: Re: Installing a UPS for a NetBSD server... software and procedures?
To: Gilles Gravier <>
From: Stefan 'Kaishakunin' Schumacher <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/20/2007 08:40:03
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Also sprach Gilles Gravier (
> I have 2 questions about this...
> 1) What UPS work well with NetBSD? I see in the pkgsrc many pieces of=20
> code supporting UPS systems. What are your preferred ones? For what=20
> reasons? What package do you use to monitor the UPS and trigger the=20
> shutdown?

I'm also looking for a UPS for our new PostgreSQL-Server. An APC RS800VA [1=
was recommended to mee, since it is supported by sysutils/apcupsd. The
700VA Version should be enough to shutdown sth like a SUN Ultra 20
with 2 SATA HDDs.


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Boris Pasternak, Doktor Schiwago

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