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Date:      Sat, 1 Sep 2001 00:01:55 -0500 (CDT)
From:      Rich Winkel <rich@math.missouri.edu>
To:        Rino Mardo <rmardo@yahoo.com>
Cc:        Rich Winkel <rich@math.missouri.edu>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Clearing DTR with "halt -p" ?
Message-ID:  <200109010501.f8151ts05334@pencil.math.missouri.edu>
In-Reply-To: <000001c13283$0532bb80$0769a7cb@8189779819> "from Rino Mardo at Sep 1, 2001 00:39:34 am"

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According to Rino Mardo:
> just curious.  what's the point of having a ups if you're going to switch it
> off when not in use?  the batteries will not be fully charged then.

I'm talking about a power outage situation.  In other words, the
UPS would shut off the power to the computer after bsd halts, saving
the batteries from deep discharge.

When the power comes back up the UPS will return cpu power and
recharge the batteries.

Rich


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