I bought an APC ES-550 battery backup from Office Depot, since the
power in this thrice-damned mud hole is the worst of any place I've
ever lived, and that includes the brown-outs of California after
Anyway, it almost works perfectly. The unit physically works just
fine, the apcupsd is (as far as I can tell) configured correctly, it
shuts down the system I have on it in good order, but the shutdown
command to the UPS itself never completes. The UPS doesn't
deactivate, so the monitor I have plugged into it will totally drain
the battery if power fails and I'm not around to push the on-off
Does anyone else have this model, is there any special configuration
you did to make it work?
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