Home Automation?

Peter Boosten peter at boosten.org
Wed Dec 5 04:18:08 PST 2007

On Wed, December 5, 2007 12:17, Jon Hamilton wrote:
> Jack Barnett <jackbarnett at gmail.com>, said on Wed Dec 05, 2007 [04:48:55
> AM]:
> }
> } Anyone know of any Home automation type of devices that work with
> FreeBSD?
> } Basically all I need to do is to toggle a power outlet from within
> } FreeBSD (from off to on and vice-versa)

> www.smarthome.com is one online source of X-10 compatable hardware
> online. Hopefully someone else has/will share more current hardware
> experiences.

I use a CM11A device (which has a serial interface, and for Windows a
serial-to-USB converter) for my X-10 switching, and heyu (from the ports)
as control software. Works like charm, although heyu sometimes needs a



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