[K12OSN] OT: Hardware Hacking: Share one UPS between two computers

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Sun Dec 18 21:38:52 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-12-18 at 15:07, Peter Hartmann wrote:
> > That might work with a standard serial port where the ups software
> > just watched the CD lead to become active
> Really? Cool, that's actually another option for us.  So you think I
> could get a serial y-splitter and connect everything?

It depends on how the software actually works, but I thought
that the old way was to simply try to open a serial port
which will block until CD comes up and that should work
with a few connections.  Or if the UPS has both, you could
USB to one, serial to the other.

   Les Mikesell
    les at futuresource.com

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