[mythtv-users] [OT] UPS's and 24x7 MythBoxen...

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 27 22:00:08 EDT 2005

chris at cpr.homelinux.net wrote:

>On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 07:50:35PM -0300, Paul Pick wrote:
>>BTW: I'll second the opinion that apcupsd is better than the 
>>         apc power* software.
>Heh.  I didn't even know that APC had their own Linux software.  The
>only complaint I have with the apcupsd package is that I have a laser
>printer that causes brown-outs on the basement circuit, so every time
>someone in the house prints anything I get about 6 broadcasts and a
>bunch of email messages.  Every time the apcupsd package is updated I
>have to go back in there and comment out the wall calls.
That's not a problem with apcupsd, that's a problem with your printer or 
your service. If it's a new-ish printer, then I'd look at your service 
box to see if you have a problem. A printer starting up should not draw 
that much  current.

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