[CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Fri Jan 30 11:01:16 UTC 2009


On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 10:19 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 30 January 2009 09:49:46 Sorin Srbu wrote:
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> > > Behalf
> >
> > Of
> >
> > >Anne Wilson
> > >Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 9:15 AM
> > >To: CentOS mailing list
> > >Subject: Re: [CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed
> > >
> > >Technicalities of power supply are not in any way my expertise.  Are you
> > >saying that it would be wise to change the battery?
> >
> > Three, four years is a normal lifespan for a UPS-battery IIRC. Less if the
> > batteries are used often, ie you have plenty of brown- and/or powerouts.
> >
> > Most UPS-brands have a battery-exchange program.
> >
> > However, in some cases it's cheaper to just get a whole new UPS... 8-/
> >
> I know I was shocked at the price I had to pay last time I replaced the APC 
> battery.  My favourite vendor sells a lot of Liebert PowerSure UPSs, so I 
> presume they have had no problems with them, or they'd have given up by now.  
> There is a large range, and the prices are good, but the only thing I can say 
> is that I haven't heard anyone complain.  I'd prefer to hear a positive report 
> before buying.

Many years ago, I bought a replacement battery locally for my BBS.
SHOCKING! Next time, I got on the net. Much better price. Not shocking.

I suggest you go that route if you need a battery.

> 
> Anne
> <snip sig stuff>

-- 
Bill



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