On Saturday, 29.11.2008 at 16:50 -0500, Adam Kropelin wrote:
> >On Tuesday, 11.11.2008 at 15:31 +0000, Dave Ewart wrote:
> >> I read in an old, archived post
> >> http://osdir.com/ml/sysutils.apcupsd.user/2005-02/msg00049.html
> >> that it is not understood how to perform a runtime calibration over
> >> USB. Is that still true today?
> > I didn't have a response to my earlier post, excerpt above. I'm
> > going to have to work around the problem of kicking off runtime
> > calibrations in some way, I think.
> > It would be useful if one of the devs could give me a quick answer
> > to the above question... is it still correct that runtime
> > calibrations cannot be initiated over USB?
> To be precise, it is true that we do not know how to initiate a
> runtime calibration cycle over USB. If someone with a windows box and
> powerchute could capture the calibration cycle with a usb sniffer
> (such as <http://benoit.papillault.free.fr/usbsnoop/index.php>) we
> might be able to implement it in apcupsd.
Thanks for your comments, Adam: much appreciated.
Unfortunately I'm not in a position to help with the development right
now as I don't have a spare UPS to test with, but if that situation
changes I'll bear this possibility in mind.
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