[Rack] second door key pad = second instance of Baron on minotaur

Nicholas Granado ngranado at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 03:56:22 UTC 2013


this is awesome!

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On Mar 8, 2013, at 1:38 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:

> has anyone grabbed this task?  I put another door keypad on /dev/ttyS6 and mounted it on the wall above the intercom (upstairs)
> 
> we need another instance of baron to watch that keypad for door codes, so that people can open the gate with their numeric code.
> 
> that way, once that system is tested and working fine, we can disable the "DOOR" button so that only people with codes can buzz the door open from upstairs.
> 
> I noticed that baron.py may be getting its serial port from a baron.conf file, or maybe that is depracated, but since we will be running two instances on two different ports we should make it specify the serial port on the commandline.
> 
> just a reminder, the payphone is /dev/ttyS5 and the upstairs keypad is /dev/ttyS6 and they should both operate the same way.
> 
> -jake
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