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



On 12/18/05, Peter Hartmann <ascensiontech gmail com> wrote:
> I'm looking to share an APC UPS between to computers with USB in a DIY
> fashion. Can't I just splice 2 A male connectors (leaving the 5v +
> unconnected) with a female A connector? To be more specific I mean to
> connect all the pin 2s to each other; all the pin 3s to each other;
> all the pin 4's to each other and leave all the pin 1s unconnected.
> I'm trying the UPS to signal the shutdown without networking because
> one computer is in the dmz and the other is the LTSP server.
>

apcupsd.conf file can be used to run other commands as well when an
event happens. Like we generated a mail message (and linked it through
sms gateway) to admin user when power went off for a long time and
system shut down.
Can you generate message /command for system two / three so that they
can also initiate shutdown?
--
Sudev Barar
Learning Linux


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