[Rack] how to open noisebridge door from computers

Nicholas Granado ngranado at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 18:17:47 PST 2012


oh man sweet. you're there now?

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 4:22 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:

> we are doing it now.
>
> who was working on the backend right now.  i am finishing the
> control-panel frontend payphone thing that goes on the gate, but the
> software for that is done.
>
> the client keypad just sends serial characters at 300 baud.  You can send
> back commands to make lights flash or beeps.
>
>
> -jake
>
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2012, Nicholas Granado wrote:
>
>  when do you wanna get all of this done?
>>
>> nick
>> --
>> http://www.nickgranado.com
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Nicholas Granado <ngranado at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>      sounds like fun
>>
>>      nick
>>      ----
>>      possibly sent from my post-pc device
>>
>> On Feb 10, 2012, at 3:35 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>>
>> > here's my post about the keypad hardware:
>> >https://www.noisebridge.net/**pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/**
>> 2012-February/028<https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2012-February/028>
>> 221.html
>> >
>> > basically the keypads (one upstairs one downstairs) will talk to
>> minotaur through (separate) serial ports.  0123456789 # * can be sent
>> from the keypad, and codes sent to the keypad cause different beeps or
>> lights to flash.
>> >
>> > so someone has to code a daemon that runs on minotaur to talk serial
>> to these keypads.  minotaur is also the machine that actually buzzes
>> the gate, through its USB parallel port.
>> >
>> > and of course the same list of good (and bad) codes will be used for
>> this and for the pony.noise/gate browser interface.
>> >
>> > -jake
>> >
>> > On Fri, 10 Feb 2012, Nicholas Granado wrote:
>> >
>> >> hi jake,
>> >> i can work on the software side of this as i've already looked at
>> the code
>> >> that's driving the outside version of pony.noise/gate ... i didn't
>> see that
>> >> someone is actually doing some kind of keypad.... it would be sweet
>> if the
>> >> keypad and the key you enter into the mobile interface were the
>> same...
>> >> cheers,
>> >> nick
>> >> --
>> >> http://www.nickgranado.com
>> >> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>> >>      Okay so i don't know if you've been reading the noisebridge
>> >>      discuss list, but we've been talking about access all week.
>> >>
>> >>      I think we need to change pony.noise/gate to act the same as
>> it
>> >>      does from outside noisebridge - so you need to enter the code
>> >>      (once per session) whether you're inside noisebridge or not.
>> >>
>> >>      the thing is, instead of the code changing every week, it
>> should
>> >>      be that codes are only given out at meetings, where they can
>> >>      also be disabled.
>> >>      Codes don't expire, but they can be killed any time if
>> >>      necessary.
>> >>
>> >>      who can work on this?  who is working on the keypad solution?
>> >>
>> >>      talk to me.
>> >>
>> >>      -jake
>> >>
>> >>      On Wed, 8 Feb 2012, Nicholas Granado wrote:
>> >>
>> >>      hi all,
>> >>      try this code: 53237 (it changes weekly) we need to figure
>> >>      out a way of
>> >>      emailing everyone or a list of people who can use the code
>> >>      if this already
>> >>      doesn't exist. i'd be down to hack this out if it doesn't.
>> >>
>> >>      anyways pop that code into:
>> >>      http://pony.noisebridge.net/**gate/<http://pony.noisebridge.net/gate/>or
>> >>      http://noise.pony/gate from only the inside.
>> >>
>> >>      cheers,
>> >>      nick
>> >>      --
>> >>      http://www.nickgranado.com
>> >>
>> >>      On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 3:38 AM, miloh
>> >>      <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>           On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Danny O'Brien
>> >>      <danny at spesh.com>
>> >>           wrote:
>> >>           >
>> >>           >
>> >>           > On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 2:15 AM, miloh
>> >>      <froggytoad at gmail.com>
>> >>           wrote:
>> >>           >>
>> >>           >> I bet if you ssh into pony and try 'opengate' it
>> >>      will work.
>> >>            This
>> >>           >> shows that all the hardware you installed is still
>> >>           functional. I had
>> >>           >> it tested last week and it worked then.
>> >>           >>
>> >>           >> the web access was broken some time around when
>> >>      the
>> >>           noisebridge api
>> >>           >> was introduced.
>> >>           >> https://www.noisebridge.net/**wiki/API<https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/API>
>> >>           >
>> >>           >
>> >>           >
>> >>           > OH SUCH ACCUSATIONS
>> >>           >
>> >>           > The API works fine, and is in fact what the
>> >>      opengate script
>> >>           now uses.
>> >>           >
>> >>
>> >>      ah! sorry awaken the api hyrda.
>> >>
>> >>      jake try the following:
>> >>
>> >>      $curl -X POST -d open=True
>> >>      http://api.noisebridge.net/**gate/<http://api.noisebridge.net/gate/>
>> >>
>> >>      and see if that works.
>> >>
>> >>      > The webpage also works fine, but somebody put in the
>> >>      code that stops
>> >>      it
>> >>      > working after 9PM, in the belief that this would
>> >>      magically have
>> >>      people nod
>> >>      > wisely instead of going "oh i guess it's broken, I'll
>> >>      let in that
>> >>      > rascally-looking cosmologist now by hand".
>> >>      >
>> >>
>> >>      do we need to just keep iterating?
>> >>
>> >>      > I do believe there was some feeling that the dial-in
>> >>      hackerline pick
>> >>      a word
>> >>      > code is broken, which I can well believe. I have no
>> >>      influence on
>> >>      such a
>> >>      > thing, because while it was a cool hack, futzing around
>> >>      with your
>> >>      phone to
>> >>      > type in a random word was so cumbersome that I don't
>> >>      believe anyone
>> >>      ever
>> >>      > uses it.
>> >>      >
>> >>      >
>> >>
>> >>      casey implemented the phone system.
>> >>
>> >>      Jof built the daemon used on minotaur.
>> >>       https://github.com/jof/gateman
>> >>
>> >>      Lots of projects to tie in together here, I think we just
>> >>      need to keep
>> >>      iterating.
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