Home Automation Page
As noted above, this page is in the development stage. As the name implies,
it will be dedicated to 'home automation' using FreeBSD as one of the
components. Specific areas to be covered may include:
X10 light/appliance controllers.
Automated telephone systems.
Home based FreeBSD networks.
DISKLESS FreeBSD systems.
WARNING: Many of the pages in this section document hardware MODIFICATIONS!
Neither I, other contributors, or FreeBSD take any responsibility for ANY
DAMAGE resulting from the use or mis-use of any information found on these
POST card project.
Control the world (or at least your home) with these
remote control programs.
- X-10 Control & Monitoring via FreeBSD /dev/tw and x10d.
- Infra-Red Control & Monitoring via ird.
- Xremote, an X11 client to invoke X-10, IR and system() actions.
- RSynth text-to-speech support.
A whole house
- Uses the Dallas 'MicroLAN' (tm) series of 1 wire temperature
probes and switches.
- Supported by a new rcdaemon: mld.
Control the popular
HCS2 Supervisory Controller by Circuit Cellar Inc. (tm) via
- Connects to HCS2D via serial port.
- Control and monitor conditioned inputs/outputs.
- Supported by a new rcdaemon: hcs2d.
Multiple systems on your desk? Check out this
electronic Keyboard/Mouse switch.
A set of pages describing how I set up
FreeBSD 'diskless nodes'.
The FreeBSD bt848 driver page has moved to:
Bt848 driver development.
here for new files, updates, etc.
Your IDEAS Wanted!
What would you like to see covered in this section? E-mail your ideas,
Your HELP Appreciated!
Send links to useful information for inclusion in this page.
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