Node Power Consumption

Testing Power Consumption:

  1. Connect the multimeter power strip to a UPS.
  2. Connect a second power strip to the multimeter strip.
  3. Connect the multimeter serial cable to a node other than those being tested.

Running The Multimeter Utility:

  1. Copy the multimeter-0.0.5.tar.gz file from /net/m001/root/
  2. Run tar zxvf multimeter-0.0.5.tar.gz to untar the file.
  3. Now make it by running: cd multimeter-0.0.5.tar.gz && make
  4. To test the output run the script: ./multimeter -6 -l -i /dev/ttyS0

Setup and

  1. Copy and from /net/m001/root/
  2. Log in as root on the machine you will be using to monitor the multimeter.

Running A Test.

  1. Switch to virtual consol 1 and press enter.
  2. On the count of 10 switch to virtual consol 2 - 5 pressing ENTER in each.
  3. Allow the tests to complete.
  4. Once all tests have finished switch to virtual console 1 and press C after 20 seconds have passed.