Re: [IDEA] Poor man's UPS

From: Avi Kivity
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 15:45:16 EST

Christian Trefzer wrote:

Exactly, and since I cannot afford to buy one I'd have to build it
myself using mainly car batteries. The most complex part would be to
charge the batteries in a way that won't kill them over time. Building
such stuff into the PSU after the secondary coil and AC/DC converter
would save the double-conversion loss, therefore making this ideal for a
single machine. But I'm still brainstorming, lacking both money and

Led/acid batteries are dangerous. Don't use them unless you know exactly what you are doing.

Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.

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