[Rack] how to open noisebridge door from computers
jake at spaz.org
Tue Feb 21 06:51:06 UTC 2012
so the thing wasn't working when i came in tonight - it was plugged into
one of the grey serial ports on a ribbon cable and i don't know if that's
i also don't know if the program is running on the other end, but when i
pressed keys on the keypad, there was no response (no Wrong buzzer or
Did someone change serial ports? Is the program running?
On Sat, 18 Feb 2012, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 8:44 AM, Wladyslaw Zbikowski
> <embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yep, I hope I put it all back together right. If you want to try add
>> codes the list is /usr/local/share/baron/codes.txt. The daemon reloads
>> the code file every 10 seconds. It uses Upstart so "sudo service
>> start/stop baron" will control it.
>> I also updated some of the connector labels around minotaur; the
>> configuration is
>> ttyS0 switch2 console
>> ttyS1 bikeshed console
>> ttyS2 apcupsd
>> ttyS3 noisebridge-baron
>> Looks like we're ready to set up the phone booth :-)
> Wow, it's really awesome to be seeing this all come together.
> FYI -- there'a Noisebridge "organization" on GitHub that we can
> organize Noisebridge-related projects under. If anyone's interested, I
> can add you in.
> Also, somewhat related is the actual mechanism of buzzing open the
> door. Right now, it's that crazy parallel port/optoisolator
> contraption and my hack C daemon to trigger it.
> When the time comes to run some Cat5 downstairs, could two cables get
> run instead? If so, we've got a Power-over-Ethernet Arduino that I'm
> trying to get hooked up to control the door. It might be nice if we
> can mount that all downstairs.
> Looking really sharp, all around guys!
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