bcmxcp - Driver for UPS'es supporting the serial BCM/XCP protocol
This man page only documents the hardware-specific features of the
bcmxcp driver. For information about the core driver, see
This driver should recognize all serial BCM/XCP-compatible UPS'es. It
has been developed and tested on Powerware PW5115 and PW9120 hardware.
If your UPS has a USB connection, you may also consult the
bcmxcp_usb(8) driver documentation.
This driver supports the following optional settings in the
The number of seconds that the UPS should wait between receiving
the shutdown command (upsdrvctl shutdown) and actually shutting
Communication speed for the UPS. If this is set to 9600, it try
to connect to the UPS on 9600bps. If it fails to communicate, it
go into baudhunting. It start at 1200 and up to 19200. If it
succeed it tell you the speed it connect with. If not included
in the config it default's to baudhunting.
DEFAULT VALUES FOR THE EXTRA ARGUMENTS
shutdown_delay = 120
baud_rate = none
This driver supports the following Instant Commands:
Turn off the load and return when power is back.
Turn off the load and remain off.
Start a battery test.
Turn off the load on outlet "n" and return when power is back.
( n is the outlet number reported by the upsc command )
Report UPS statistics informations
BCM/XCP supports reporting of UPS statistics data.
Access the config register to change settings.
Tore Orpetveit <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The core driver:
The USB BCM/XCP driver:
The NUT (Network UPS Tools) home page: http://www.networkupstools.org/
Wed Dec 31 2008