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Date:      Sat, 19 Nov 2005 21:03:39 +0100
From:      "Kiffin Gish" <kiffin@gish.demon.nl>
To:        "'Dan O'Connor'" <dan@ferrarishields.com>, <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: UPS advice, please ...
Message-ID:  <000001c5ed44$55727290$2101a8c0@ZGISH>
In-Reply-To: <00a301c5ec80$73756690$0599460a@Dan>

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And which one do you recommend?

I have two mini-towers, one an old dell dimension 650R 200W and another
clone anthlon-xp 300W.

Do I need two UPS or can I get one which can service these two machines?

Both run FreeBSD 5.4.

Thanks a lot in advance.

-- 
Kiffin Rex Gish
Gouda, The Netherlands

 



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan O'Connor [mailto:dan@ferrarishields.com] 
> Sent: Friday, November 18, 2005 21:41
> To: Kiffin Gish; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: UPS advice, please ...
> 
> 
> >I have a couple web servers running FreeBSD 5.x and need to protect
> >them
> > against power outages.
> >
> > These are two simple machines running at home so nothing 
> fancy. Just 
> > some way to do a power down neatly so the shutdown has time 
> to clean 
> > up.
> >
> > What do I need and where can I look for more detailed information.
> 
> 
> I use upsmon, from the ports collection. Nothing fancy, and it works 
> only with APC Smart-UPS...but it works great, and the shutdown 
> time-delay is configurable. The Smart-UPS connects to your 
> computer via 
> a serial port.
> 
> ~Dan
> 
> 
> 




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