[CentOS] APC Smart-ups "status codes" (slightly OT)
warren at etr-usa.com
Fri Jan 29 22:01:35 UTC 2010
On 1/29/2010 2:53 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Idiot "change battery" led stays on.
By chance, I just did an RBC 23 change the other day.
The docs I got with it said to let it charge for 8 hours, then do the
self-test. On my UPS, that means holding the On button for a few
seconds. (A single regular press does nothing but make it beep, if it's
You might also want to write the battery change date to the UPS. I
don't know if it will affect the light, but it'll help you figure
battery life when it comes time to change them again years from now:
# upsrw -uadmin -s battery.date=01/29/10 apcrm at localhost
Adjust names as appropriate.
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